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Koonung Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 1,338 people over the age of 85 living in Koonung Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Koonung Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
0 to 42,1275.24.81,8064.94.9+321
5 to 92,1675.35.61,7954.95.5+372
10 to 141,8974.75.71,8885.16.0+9
15 to 192,3735.86.52,0505.66.6+323
20 to 242,5346.26.22,3216.36.6+213
25 to 292,8867.15.72,3586.45.3+528
30 to 342,7256.75.42,2646.15.1+461
35 to 392,5926.45.72,2966.26.0+296
40 to 442,6546.56.42,6277.17.3+27
45 to 492,6126.47.32,5677.07.5+45
50 to 542,5586.37.12,2236.07.1+335
55 to 592,2845.66.72,1005.76.4+184
60 to 642,0995.25.82,1275.86.3-28
65 to 692,0695.15.62,2246.05.7-155
70 to 742,0815.15.02,1555.95.0-74
75 to 792,0675.14.41,7804.83.7+287
80 to 841,5743.93.11,2763.52.6+298
85 and over1,3383.33.29652.62.3+373

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Manningham: 3.2% 80 to 84, City of Manningham: 3.1% 75 to 79, City of Manningham: 4.4% 70 to 74, City of Manningham: 5.0% 65 to 69, City of Manningham: 5.6% 60 to 64, City of Manningham: 5.8% 55 to 59, City of Manningham: 6.7% 50 to 54, City of Manningham: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Manningham: 7.3% 40 to 44, City of Manningham: 6.4% 35 to 39, City of Manningham: 5.7% 30 to 34, City of Manningham: 5.4% 25 to 29, City of Manningham: 5.7% 20 to 24, City of Manningham: 6.2% 15 to 19, City of Manningham: 6.5% 10 to 14, City of Manningham: 5.7% 5 to 9, City of Manningham: 5.6% 0 to 4, City of Manningham: 4.8% 85 and over, Koonung Ward: 3.3% 80 to 84, Koonung Ward: 3.9% 75 to 79, Koonung Ward: 5.1% 70 to 74, Koonung Ward: 5.1% 65 to 69, Koonung Ward: 5.1% 60 to 64, Koonung Ward: 5.2% 55 to 59, Koonung Ward: 5.6% 50 to 54, Koonung Ward: 6.3% 45 to 49, Koonung Ward: 6.4% 40 to 44, Koonung Ward: 6.5% 35 to 39, Koonung Ward: 6.4% 30 to 34, Koonung Ward: 6.7% 25 to 29, Koonung Ward: 7.1% 20 to 24, Koonung Ward: 6.2% 15 to 19, Koonung Ward: 5.8% 10 to 14, Koonung Ward: 4.7% 5 to 9, Koonung Ward: 5.3% 0 to 4, Koonung Ward: 5.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Koonung Ward: +373 80 to 84, Koonung Ward: +298 75 to 79, Koonung Ward: +287 70 to 74, Koonung Ward: -74 65 to 69, Koonung Ward: -155 60 to 64, Koonung Ward: -28 55 to 59, Koonung Ward: +184 50 to 54, Koonung Ward: +335 45 to 49, Koonung Ward: +45 40 to 44, Koonung Ward: +27 35 to 39, Koonung Ward: +296 30 to 34, Koonung Ward: +461 25 to 29, Koonung Ward: +528 20 to 24, Koonung Ward: +213 15 to 19, Koonung Ward: +323 10 to 14, Koonung Ward: +9 5 to 9, Koonung Ward: +372 0 to 4, Koonung Ward: +321
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 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, 15.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.1% and 21.2% 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 25 to 29 (7.1% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.6% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Koonung Ward's population increased by 3,815 people (10.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.99% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 29 (+528 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+461 persons)
  • 85 and over (+373 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+372 persons)

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