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Mullum Mullum Ward

Service age groups

Mullum Mullum Ward had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Manningham in 2011.

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 an indicator of Mullum Mullum Ward's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Service age groups divide the population into age categories that reflect typical life-stages. They indicate the level of demand for services that target people at different stages in life and how that demand is changing.

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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,6994.64.91,9475.25.1-248
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)3,4699.37.83,73910.08.1-270
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)3,5099.47.63,91810.58.2-409
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)3,71210.09.33,7149.99.4-2
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)3,1708.510.43,2288.610.5-58
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)8,10321.820.98,97724.021.8-874
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)5,81115.613.55,53314.813.8+278
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4,30311.612.13,6259.712.0+678
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)2,8857.711.32,2496.09.3+636
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)5861.62.34251.11.8+161

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

Age structure - service age groups, 2011
Age structure - service age groups, 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Manningham: 4.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Manningham: 7.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Manningham: 7.6% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Manningham: 9.3% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Manningham: 10.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Manningham: 20.9% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Manningham: 13.5% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Manningham: 12.1% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Manningham: 11.3% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Manningham: 2.3% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.6% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Mullum Mullum Ward: 9.3% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Mullum Mullum Ward: 9.4% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Mullum Mullum Ward: 10.0% Young workforce (25 to 34), Mullum Mullum Ward: 8.5% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Mullum Mullum Ward: 21.8% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Mullum Mullum Ward: 15.6% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Mullum Mullum Ward: 11.6% Seniors (70 to 84), Mullum Mullum Ward: 7.7% Elderly aged (85 and over), Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.6%
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 - service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Mullum Mullum Ward: -248 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Mullum Mullum Ward: -270 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Mullum Mullum Ward: -409 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Mullum Mullum Ward: -2 Young workforce (25 to 34), Mullum Mullum Ward: -58 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Mullum Mullum Ward: -874 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Mullum Mullum Ward: +278 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Mullum Mullum Ward: +678 Seniors (70 to 84), Mullum Mullum Ward: +636 Elderly aged (85 and over), Mullum Mullum Ward: +161
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 service age groups of Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 23.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 20.9% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 20.3% and 25.6% 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 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (15.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers' (9.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (7.7% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce' (8.5% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mullum Mullum Ward's population decreased by 108 people (0.3%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.06% per year over the period.

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

  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-874 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+678 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+636 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (-409 people)