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There were 68 people over the age of 85 living in Kurunjang in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Kurunjang provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Kurunjang'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 Kurunjang'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
Kurunjang - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
0 to 48619.39.35317.98.9+330
5 to 97257.88.25598.38.1+166
10 to 147047.67.35518.27.6+153
15 to 196777.36.75848.77.3+93
20 to 247127.76.75347.96.9+178
25 to 297388.07.95868.78.7+152
30 to 347888.59.35247.89.6+264
35 to 397127.79.25347.98.6+178
40 to 446797.37.84727.07.2+207
45 to 496166.76.44917.36.7+125
50 to 546036.55.64626.96.4+141
55 to 594925.35.13415.15.4+151
60 to 643553.84.21962.93.0+159
65 to 692172.32.51141.71.9+103
70 to 741461.61.61011.51.4+45
75 to 791001.11.1570.81.1+43
80 to 84600.70.8480.70.8+12
85 and over680.70.6520.80.6+16

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, Kurunjang: 0.7% 80 to 84, Kurunjang: 0.7% 75 to 79, Kurunjang: 1.1% 70 to 74, Kurunjang: 1.6% 65 to 69, Kurunjang: 2.3% 60 to 64, Kurunjang: 3.8% 55 to 59, Kurunjang: 5.3% 50 to 54, Kurunjang: 6.5% 45 to 49, Kurunjang: 6.7% 40 to 44, Kurunjang: 7.3% 35 to 39, Kurunjang: 7.7% 30 to 34, Kurunjang: 8.5% 25 to 29, Kurunjang: 8.0% 20 to 24, Kurunjang: 7.7% 15 to 19, Kurunjang: 7.3% 10 to 14, Kurunjang: 7.6% 5 to 9, Kurunjang: 7.8% 0 to 4, Kurunjang: 9.3%
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, Kurunjang: +16 80 to 84, Kurunjang: +12 75 to 79, Kurunjang: +43 70 to 74, Kurunjang: +45 65 to 69, Kurunjang: +103 60 to 64, Kurunjang: +159 55 to 59, Kurunjang: +151 50 to 54, Kurunjang: +141 45 to 49, Kurunjang: +125 40 to 44, Kurunjang: +207 35 to 39, Kurunjang: +178 30 to 34, Kurunjang: +264 25 to 29, Kurunjang: +152 20 to 24, Kurunjang: +178 15 to 19, Kurunjang: +93 10 to 14, Kurunjang: +153 5 to 9, Kurunjang: +166 0 to 4, Kurunjang: +330
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 Kurunjang in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 24.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 6.4% 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 Kurunjang and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (6.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.7% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.5% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Kurunjang's population increased by 2,515 people (37.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 6.55% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+330 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+264 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+207 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+178 persons)