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Fraser Rise

Five year age groups

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There were 5 people over the age of 85 living in Fraser Rise in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Fraser Rise provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Fraser Rise'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 Fraser Rise'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
Fraser Rise - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
0 to 442310.88.501.49.3+422
5 to 93148.08.7812.68.2+306
10 to 142606.67.424.27.3+257
15 to 191624.16.623.36.7+160
20 to 242235.76.458.46.7+218
25 to 2959515.
30 to 3459715.28.346.09.3+593
35 to 3943711.28.658.49.2+432
40 to 442646.
45 to 491864.86.934.76.4+183
50 to 541233.25.669.85.6+117
55 to 59912.34.8812.15.1+83
60 to 641142.94.4710.74.2+107
65 to 69581.53.546.02.5+54
70 to 74350.
75 to 79150.41.312.31.1+14
80 to 8460.20.811.90.8+5
85 and over50.10.70--0.6+6
Total population3,915100.0100.070100.0100.0+3,845
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Fraser Rise 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, 25.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 3.1% 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 Fraser Rise and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (15.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (15.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (11.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (2.3% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Fraser Rise's population increased by 3,845 people (5492.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 123.63% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+593 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+593 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+432 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+422 persons)