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City of Maroondah

Five year age groups

There were 2,370 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Maroondah in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Maroondah 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 Maroondah'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 Maroondah'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
City of Maroondah - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
0 to 46,7486.56.56,3116.46.3+437
5 to 96,2876.16.06,4276.56.3-140
10 to 146,4576.25.96,6426.76.4-185
15 to 196,7566.56.36,7766.86.7-20
20 to 246,6476.47.56,5156.67.4+132
25 to 296,8516.67.95,9356.07.1+916
30 to 347,1686.97.57,0047.17.7+164
35 to 397,6007.37.57,5917.77.9+9
40 to 447,7367.57.57,4267.57.5+310
45 to 497,4067.16.97,1867.27.2+220
50 to 546,9016.66.46,4086.56.4+493
55 to 596,1605.95.66,2686.35.9-108
60 to 645,7485.55.14,9495.04.5+799
65 to 694,5254.43.93,6433.73.6+882
70 to 743,3093.23.03,1163.13.0+193
75 to 792,8032.72.42,8652.92.6-62
80 to 842,3652.32.02,2242.22.0+141
85 and over2,3702.31.81,9131.91.6+457

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% 85 and over, City of Maroondah: 2.3% 80 to 84, City of Maroondah: 2.3% 75 to 79, City of Maroondah: 2.7% 70 to 74, City of Maroondah: 3.2% 65 to 69, City of Maroondah: 4.4% 60 to 64, City of Maroondah: 5.5% 55 to 59, City of Maroondah: 5.9% 50 to 54, City of Maroondah: 6.6% 45 to 49, City of Maroondah: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Maroondah: 7.5% 35 to 39, City of Maroondah: 7.3% 30 to 34, City of Maroondah: 6.9% 25 to 29, City of Maroondah: 6.6% 20 to 24, City of Maroondah: 6.4% 15 to 19, City of Maroondah: 6.5% 10 to 14, City of Maroondah: 6.2% 5 to 9, City of Maroondah: 6.1% 0 to 4, City of Maroondah: 6.5%
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, City of Maroondah: +457 80 to 84, City of Maroondah: +141 75 to 79, City of Maroondah: -62 70 to 74, City of Maroondah: +193 65 to 69, City of Maroondah: +882 60 to 64, City of Maroondah: +799 55 to 59, City of Maroondah: -108 50 to 54, City of Maroondah: +493 45 to 49, City of Maroondah: +220 40 to 44, City of Maroondah: +310 35 to 39, City of Maroondah: +9 30 to 34, City of Maroondah: +164 25 to 29, City of Maroondah: +916 20 to 24, City of Maroondah: +132 15 to 19, City of Maroondah: -20 10 to 14, City of Maroondah: -185 5 to 9, City of Maroondah: -140 0 to 4, City of Maroondah: +437
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 the City of Maroondah in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.4% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.4% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.9% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Maroondah's population increased by 4,638 people (4.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.92% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+916 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+882 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+799 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+493 persons)

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