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Mullum Mullum Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 865 people over the age of 85 living in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mullum Mullum 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 Mullum Mullum 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 Mullum Mullum 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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,6814.44.81,6994.64.9-18
5 to 92,2936.15.62,3846.45.5-91
10 to 142,6777.15.72,8687.76.0-191
15 to 192,9417.86.52,8757.76.6+66
20 to 242,5176.76.22,5616.96.6-44
25 to 291,7284.65.71,6284.45.3+100
30 to 341,5904.25.41,5414.15.1+49
35 to 391,9565.25.72,1465.86.0-190
40 to 442,4546.56.42,9207.87.3-466
45 to 493,1308.37.33,0348.17.5+95
50 to 542,8987.77.13,1318.47.1-233
55 to 592,9217.76.72,6797.26.4+242
60 to 642,4096.45.82,4526.66.3-43
65 to 692,1585.75.61,8505.05.7+308
70 to 741,6374.35.01,3753.75.0+262
75 to 791,1993.24.48872.43.7+312
80 to 847902.13.16221.72.6+169
85 and over8652.33.25861.62.3+279
Total population37,853100.0100.037,246100.0100.0+607
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Mullum Mullum Ward in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.6% 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 Mullum Mullum Ward and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.1% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.8% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.2% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Mullum Mullum Ward's population increased by 607 people (1.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.32% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (-466 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+312 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+308 persons)
  • 85 and over (+279 persons)

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