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City of Manningham

Five year age groups

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There were 3,668 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Manningham in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Manningham provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Manningham'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 the City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
0 to 45,5384.86.45,3994.96.5+139
5 to 96,5325.66.26,1525.56.0+380
10 to 146,6575.75.76,7246.05.9-67
15 to 197,5426.56.07,3796.66.3+163
20 to 247,2226.27.47,2936.67.5-71
25 to 296,5735.78.15,9055.37.9+668
30 to 346,3085.48.25,6265.17.5+682
35 to 396,6575.77.36,7236.07.5-66
40 to 447,3926.47.08,1507.37.5-758
45 to 498,4377.36.98,3957.56.9+42
50 to 548,2457.16.27,9487.16.4+297
55 to 597,7406.75.77,0746.45.6+666
60 to 646,7085.84.97,0596.35.1-351
65 to 696,5065.64.46,3815.73.9+125
70 to 745,7855.03.35,5135.03.0+272
75 to 795,1194.42.54,0893.72.4+1,030
80 to 843,6263.11.92,9362.62.0+690
85 and over3,6683.22.02,5502.31.8+1,118
Total population116,255100.0100.0111,296100.0100.0+4,959
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 the City of Manningham in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 16.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 21.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.3% and 14.0% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.4% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.0% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.4% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.7% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Manningham's population increased by 4,959 people (4.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.88% per year over the period.

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

  • 85 and over (+1,118 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+1,030 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-758 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+690 persons)

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