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Caroline Springs

Five year age groups

There were 18 people over the age of 85 living in Caroline Springs in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Caroline Springs provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Caroline Springs'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 Caroline Springs'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
Caroline Springs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
0 to 42,25411.19.31,44711.98.9+807
5 to 91,9379.58.21,1029.18.1+835
10 to 141,5947.87.37876.57.6+807
15 to 191,1805.86.76485.37.3+531
20 to 241,1175.56.77526.26.9+365
25 to 291,6538.17.91,34511.18.7+308
30 to 342,28711.29.31,78614.79.6+501
35 to 392,40011.89.21,31310.88.6+1,087
40 to 441,8048.87.89217.67.2+883
45 to 491,2476.16.46605.46.7+587
50 to 549024.45.65524.56.4+350
55 to 597893.95.13833.15.4+405
60 to 645232.64.21951.63.0+328
65 to 692991.52.51201.01.9+179
70 to 742201.11.6770.61.4+144
75 to 791130.61.1480.41.1+65
80 to 84510.30.8190.20.8+33
85 and over180.10.6180.10.60

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, City of Melton: 0.6% 80 to 84, City of Melton: 0.8% 75 to 79, City of Melton: 1.1% 70 to 74, City of Melton: 1.6% 65 to 69, City of Melton: 2.5% 60 to 64, City of Melton: 4.2% 55 to 59, City of Melton: 5.1% 50 to 54, City of Melton: 5.6% 45 to 49, City of Melton: 6.4% 40 to 44, City of Melton: 7.8% 35 to 39, City of Melton: 9.2% 30 to 34, City of Melton: 9.3% 25 to 29, City of Melton: 7.9% 20 to 24, City of Melton: 6.7% 15 to 19, City of Melton: 6.7% 10 to 14, City of Melton: 7.3% 5 to 9, City of Melton: 8.2% 0 to 4, City of Melton: 9.3% 85 and over, Caroline Springs: 0.1% 80 to 84, Caroline Springs: 0.3% 75 to 79, Caroline Springs: 0.6% 70 to 74, Caroline Springs: 1.1% 65 to 69, Caroline Springs: 1.5% 60 to 64, Caroline Springs: 2.6% 55 to 59, Caroline Springs: 3.9% 50 to 54, Caroline Springs: 4.4% 45 to 49, Caroline Springs: 6.1% 40 to 44, Caroline Springs: 8.8% 35 to 39, Caroline Springs: 11.8% 30 to 34, Caroline Springs: 11.2% 25 to 29, Caroline Springs: 8.1% 20 to 24, Caroline Springs: 5.5% 15 to 19, Caroline Springs: 5.8% 10 to 14, Caroline Springs: 7.8% 5 to 9, Caroline Springs: 9.5% 0 to 4, Caroline Springs: 11.1%
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, Caroline Springs: 0 80 to 84, Caroline Springs: +33 75 to 79, Caroline Springs: +65 70 to 74, Caroline Springs: +144 65 to 69, Caroline Springs: +179 60 to 64, Caroline Springs: +328 55 to 59, Caroline Springs: +405 50 to 54, Caroline Springs: +350 45 to 49, Caroline Springs: +587 40 to 44, Caroline Springs: +883 35 to 39, Caroline Springs: +1,087 30 to 34, Caroline Springs: +501 25 to 29, Caroline Springs: +308 20 to 24, Caroline Springs: +365 15 to 19, Caroline Springs: +531 10 to 14, Caroline Springs: +807 5 to 9, Caroline Springs: +835 0 to 4, Caroline Springs: +807
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 Caroline Springs in 2011 compared to the City of Melton 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, 28.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 3.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 24.7% and 6.5% respectively for the City of Melton.

The major differences between the age structure of Caroline Springs and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (11.8% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (11.2% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (11.1% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (2.6% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Caroline Springs's population increased by 8,216 people (67.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 10.87% per year over the period.

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

  • 35 to 39 (+1,087 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+883 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+835 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (+807 persons)