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Eyensbury Township

Five year age groups

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There were 4 people over the age of 85 living in Eyensbury Township in 2016, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Eyensbury Township provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Eyensbury Township'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 Eyensbury Township'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Eyensbury Township - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
0 to 431712.38.58312.59.3+234
5 to 928911.28.7568.58.2+232
10 to 141746.87.4203.17.3+153
15 to 19983.86.6274.16.7+70
20 to 24773.06.4284.36.7+49
25 to 291847.17.16710.27.9+116
30 to 3428511.18.39614.59.3+189
35 to 3934213.38.68112.39.2+260
40 to 4425910.18.2335.07.8+225
45 to 491495.86.9314.86.4+117
50 to 541335.25.6487.25.6+85
55 to 59813.14.8365.45.1+45
60 to 64853.34.4345.24.2+51
65 to 69652.53.5121.92.5+52
70 to 74281.
75 to 7930.11.330.51.10
80 to 8430.10.80--0.8+3
85 and over40.20.70--0.6+4
Total population2,576100.0100.0665100.0100.0+1,910
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Eyensbury Township in 2016 compared to 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, 30.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 4.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 24.6% and 8.4% respectively for City of Melton.

The major differences between the age structure of Eyensbury Township and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (13.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (12.3% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (3.0% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (3.8% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Eyensbury Township's population increased by 1,911 people (287.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 31.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 35 to 39 (+260 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+234 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+232 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+225 persons)