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Cumberland Park

Five year age groups

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There were 59 people over the age of 85 living in Cumberland Park in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Cumberland Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Cumberland Park'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 Cumberland Park'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
Cumberland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
0 to 41446520186-57
5 to 918076177763
10 to 14176761245652
15 to 1915567148677
20 to 241546616377-9
25 to 29164751516513
30 to 3415566146659
35 to 391476619887-51
40 to 4420487201873
45 to 491887721397-25
50 to 54212871807732
55 to 59167771446623
60 to 641305613656-6
65 to 6911756643553
70 to 74602556244
75 to 79562351235
80 to 8453236433-11
85 and over59236433-5
Total population2,5211001002,48110010040
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 Cumberland Park in 2016 compared to City of Mitcham 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, 19.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.6% and 19.5% respectively for City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the age structure of Cumberland Park and City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.5% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (8.1% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (2.4% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cumberland Park's population increased by 40 people (1.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.32% 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 (-57 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+53 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (+52 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-51 persons)

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