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Overseas born - Five year age groups

In 2011, there were 30,369 overseas born people living in the City of Melton, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds in 2011.

The Age Structure of the overseas born population in the City of Melton provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care and language services. Overseas-born populations may have a quite different age profile to the general population, depending on when the main groups migrated. For instance in a student area they are likely to be younger, however an area which received a lot of post-war migration may have an older population.

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 the City of Melton's overseas-born 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)?'

People born overseas

Five year age groups
City of Melton - Overseas born20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
0 to 42560.81.01400.70.8+116
5 to 98522.82.03962.11.7+456
10 to 141,0883.62.54942.62.2+594
15 to 191,0783.53.36333.33.7+445
20 to 241,3534.57.08814.66.7+472
25 to 292,2887.59.41,3497.07.1+939
30 to 343,06710.19.01,7859.37.3+1,282
35 to 393,16510.47.92,00210.48.0+1,163
40 to 443,11410.37.92,15611.29.1+958
45 to 493,0079.98.32,08210.89.1+925
50 to 542,7148.97.82,04310.68.6+671
55 to 592,4988.27.21,96710.28.9+531
60 to 642,2907.57.31,1976.27.0+1,093
65 to 691,4334.75.67874.16.1+646
70 to 749363.14.85572.95.1+379
75 to 795982.03.93511.84.0+247
80 to 843731.22.82431.32.7+130
85 and over2590.92.21620.81.8+97

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Five year age groups, 2011
Five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.8% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 7.2% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 7.8% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 8.3% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 9.0% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 9.4% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% 85 and over, City of Melton: 0.9% 80 to 84, City of Melton: 1.2% 75 to 79, City of Melton: 2.0% 70 to 74, City of Melton: 3.1% 65 to 69, City of Melton: 4.7% 60 to 64, City of Melton: 7.5% 55 to 59, City of Melton: 8.2% 50 to 54, City of Melton: 8.9% 45 to 49, City of Melton: 9.9% 40 to 44, City of Melton: 10.3% 35 to 39, City of Melton: 10.4% 30 to 34, City of Melton: 10.1% 25 to 29, City of Melton: 7.5% 20 to 24, City of Melton: 4.5% 15 to 19, City of Melton: 3.5% 10 to 14, City of Melton: 3.6% 5 to 9, City of Melton: 2.8% 0 to 4, City of Melton: 0.8%
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 five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, City of Melton: +97 80 to 84, City of Melton: +130 75 to 79, City of Melton: +247 70 to 74, City of Melton: +379 65 to 69, City of Melton: +646 60 to 64, City of Melton: +1,093 55 to 59, City of Melton: +531 50 to 54, City of Melton: +671 45 to 49, City of Melton: +925 40 to 44, City of Melton: +958 35 to 39, City of Melton: +1,163 30 to 34, City of Melton: +1,282 25 to 29, City of Melton: +939 20 to 24, City of Melton: +472 15 to 19, City of Melton: +445 10 to 14, City of Melton: +594 5 to 9, City of Melton: +456 0 to 4, City of Melton: +116
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 overseas born population in the City of Melton in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 7.2% of the overseas born population was aged between 0 and 14, and 11.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 5.5% and 19.3% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the overseas born population in the City of Melton and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people aged 35 to 39 (10.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people aged 40 to 44 (10.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 20 to 24 (4.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 25 to 29 (7.5% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Melton's overseas born population increased by 11,144 people (58.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 9.58% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+1,282 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+1,163 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+1,093 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+958 persons)