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Koonung Ward

Five year age groups

There were 965 people over the age of 85 living in Koonung Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Koonung Ward provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Koonung Ward's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture Koonung Ward's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth (or age last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Koonung Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,8064.94.91,8115.15.1-5
5 to 91,7954.95.51,7815.05.7+14
10 to 141,8885.16.01,7034.86.3+185
15 to 192,0505.66.62,1025.97.2-52
20 to 242,3216.36.62,2876.46.5+34
25 to 292,3586.45.32,1366.05.0+222
30 to 342,2646.15.12,2856.45.5-21
35 to 392,2966.26.02,5087.16.9-212
40 to 442,6277.17.32,4917.07.4+136
45 to 492,5677.07.52,2796.47.5+288
50 to 542,2236.07.12,1556.16.8+68
55 to 592,1005.76.42,3716.77.0-271
60 to 642,1275.86.32,2996.56.4-172
65 to 692,2246.05.72,3356.65.6-111
70 to 742,1555.95.01,8915.34.1+264
75 to 791,7804.83.71,4434.13.1+337
80 to 841,2763.52.61,0002.82.0+276
85 and over9652.62.36911.91.8+274

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Manningham: 2.3% 80 to 84, City of Manningham: 2.6% 75 to 79, City of Manningham: 3.7% 70 to 74, City of Manningham: 5.0% 65 to 69, City of Manningham: 5.7% 60 to 64, City of Manningham: 6.3% 55 to 59, City of Manningham: 6.4% 50 to 54, City of Manningham: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Manningham: 7.5% 40 to 44, City of Manningham: 7.3% 35 to 39, City of Manningham: 6.0% 30 to 34, City of Manningham: 5.1% 25 to 29, City of Manningham: 5.3% 20 to 24, City of Manningham: 6.6% 15 to 19, City of Manningham: 6.6% 10 to 14, City of Manningham: 6.0% 5 to 9, City of Manningham: 5.5% 0 to 4, City of Manningham: 4.9% 85 and over, Koonung Ward: 2.6% 80 to 84, Koonung Ward: 3.5% 75 to 79, Koonung Ward: 4.8% 70 to 74, Koonung Ward: 5.9% 65 to 69, Koonung Ward: 6.0% 60 to 64, Koonung Ward: 5.8% 55 to 59, Koonung Ward: 5.7% 50 to 54, Koonung Ward: 6.0% 45 to 49, Koonung Ward: 7.0% 40 to 44, Koonung Ward: 7.1% 35 to 39, Koonung Ward: 6.2% 30 to 34, Koonung Ward: 6.1% 25 to 29, Koonung Ward: 6.4% 20 to 24, Koonung Ward: 6.3% 15 to 19, Koonung Ward: 5.6% 10 to 14, Koonung Ward: 5.1% 5 to 9, Koonung Ward: 4.9% 0 to 4, Koonung Ward: 4.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Koonung Ward: +274 80 to 84, Koonung Ward: +276 75 to 79, Koonung Ward: +337 70 to 74, Koonung Ward: +264 65 to 69, Koonung Ward: -111 60 to 64, Koonung Ward: -172 55 to 59, Koonung Ward: -271 50 to 54, Koonung Ward: +68 45 to 49, Koonung Ward: +288 40 to 44, Koonung Ward: +136 35 to 39, Koonung Ward: -212 30 to 34, Koonung Ward: -21 25 to 29, Koonung Ward: +222 20 to 24, Koonung Ward: +34 15 to 19, Koonung Ward: -52 10 to 14, Koonung Ward: +185 5 to 9, Koonung Ward: +14 0 to 4, Koonung Ward: -5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Koonung Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 14.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.4% and 19.3% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the age structure of Koonung Ward and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.8% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.4% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (6.0% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Koonung Ward's population increased by 1,255 people (3.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.7% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 75 to 79 (+337 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+288 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+276 persons)
  • 85 and over (+274 persons)