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Overseas born - Five year age groups

In 2011, there were 21,809 overseas born people living in the City of Maroondah, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds in 2011.

The Age Structure of the overseas born population in the City of Maroondah provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care and language services. Overseas-born populations may have a quite different age profile to the general population, depending on when the main groups migrated. For instance in a student area they are likely to be younger, however an area which received a lot of post-war migration may have an older population.

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 overseas-born 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?'

People born overseas

Five year age groups
City of Maroondah - Overseas born20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
0 to 42081.01.01380.70.8+70
5 to 94412.02.02771.51.7+164
10 to 145332.42.53702.02.2+163
15 to 196563.03.35292.93.7+127
20 to 248694.07.06853.76.7+184
25 to 291,4816.89.47924.37.1+689
30 to 341,8328.49.01,0635.87.3+769
35 to 391,7137.97.91,3337.28.0+380
40 to 441,6737.77.91,6799.19.1-6
45 to 491,8208.38.31,7119.39.1+109
50 to 541,7588.17.81,7289.48.6+30
55 to 591,7608.17.21,97510.78.9-215
60 to 641,8578.57.31,5778.57.0+280
65 to 691,5026.95.61,3137.16.1+189
70 to 741,2555.84.81,1326.15.1+123
75 to 791,0004.63.99465.14.0+54
80 to 847753.62.86873.72.7+88
85 and over6763.12.25352.91.8+141

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

Five year age groups, 2011
Five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.8% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 7.2% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 7.8% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 8.3% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 9.0% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 9.4% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% 85 and over, City of Maroondah: 3.1% 80 to 84, City of Maroondah: 3.6% 75 to 79, City of Maroondah: 4.6% 70 to 74, City of Maroondah: 5.8% 65 to 69, City of Maroondah: 6.9% 60 to 64, City of Maroondah: 8.5% 55 to 59, City of Maroondah: 8.1% 50 to 54, City of Maroondah: 8.1% 45 to 49, City of Maroondah: 8.3% 40 to 44, City of Maroondah: 7.7% 35 to 39, City of Maroondah: 7.9% 30 to 34, City of Maroondah: 8.4% 25 to 29, City of Maroondah: 6.8% 20 to 24, City of Maroondah: 4.0% 15 to 19, City of Maroondah: 3.0% 10 to 14, City of Maroondah: 2.4% 5 to 9, City of Maroondah: 2.0% 0 to 4, City of Maroondah: 1.0%
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 five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, City of Maroondah: +141 80 to 84, City of Maroondah: +88 75 to 79, City of Maroondah: +54 70 to 74, City of Maroondah: +123 65 to 69, City of Maroondah: +189 60 to 64, City of Maroondah: +280 55 to 59, City of Maroondah: -215 50 to 54, City of Maroondah: +30 45 to 49, City of Maroondah: +109 40 to 44, City of Maroondah: -6 35 to 39, City of Maroondah: +380 30 to 34, City of Maroondah: +769 25 to 29, City of Maroondah: +689 20 to 24, City of Maroondah: +184 15 to 19, City of Maroondah: +127 10 to 14, City of Maroondah: +163 5 to 9, City of Maroondah: +164 0 to 4, City of Maroondah: +70
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 overseas born population in 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, 5.4% of the overseas born population was aged between 0 and 14, and 23.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 5.5% and 19.3% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the overseas born population in the City of Maroondah and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people aged 65 to 69 (6.9% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people aged 60 to 64 (8.5% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 20 to 24 (4.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 25 to 29 (6.8% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Maroondah's overseas born population increased by 3,339 people (18.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.38% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+769 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+689 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+380 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+280 persons)

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