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Hillside

Five year age groups

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 35 people over the age of 85 living in Hillside in 2016, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Hillside provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Hillside'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 Hillside's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Hillside - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,0406.68.51,3508.99.3-310
5 to 91,3208.38.71,4749.78.2-154
10 to 141,4018.87.41,3558.97.3+46
15 to 191,2487.96.61,1577.66.7+91
20 to 241,0836.86.49356.26.7+148
25 to 299716.17.19696.47.9+2
30 to 341,0436.68.31,2098.09.3-166
35 to 391,2748.08.61,54510.29.2-271
40 to 441,4849.48.21,4529.67.8+32
45 to 491,3618.66.91,1127.36.4+249
50 to 541,1217.15.68445.65.6+277
55 to 598605.44.86604.45.1+200
60 to 646284.04.44933.34.2+135
65 to 694753.03.52911.92.5+184
70 to 742921.82.21501.01.6+142
75 to 791270.81.3590.41.1+68
80 to 84690.40.8570.40.8+12
85 and over350.20.7300.20.6+5
Total population15,832100.0100.015,142100.0100.0+690
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 Hillside in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 23.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 6.3% 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 Hillside and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.6% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.6% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hillside's population increased by 690 people (4.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.9% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (-310 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+277 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-271 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+249 persons)