There were 48 people over the age of 85 living in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Mitcham %||Number||%||City of Mitcham %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||204||5.9||5.3||207||6.1||5.7||-4|
|5 to 9||240||7.0||6.2||239||7.0||5.8||+2|
|10 to 14||255||7.4||6.1||283||8.2||6.0||-28|
|15 to 19||245||7.1||6.6||239||7.0||6.8||+6|
|20 to 24||187||5.4||6.4||166||4.8||6.8||+22|
|25 to 29||101||2.9||5.1||115||3.4||5.5||-14|
|30 to 34||162||4.7||5.6||161||4.7||5.4||+1|
|35 to 39||204||5.9||6.0||239||7.0||6.5||-35|
|40 to 44||258||7.5||6.9||310||9.0||7.1||-52|
|45 to 49||287||8.3||7.1||247||7.2||7.0||+39|
|50 to 54||254||7.3||6.7||239||7.0||7.2||+14|
|55 to 59||236||6.8||6.6||215||6.3||6.4||+21|
|60 to 64||219||6.4||5.8||265||7.7||6.4||-46|
|65 to 69||210||6.1||5.7||241||7.0||4.9||-31|
|70 to 74||203||5.9||4.6||117||3.4||3.7||+86|
|75 to 79||99||2.9||3.4||59||1.7||3.0||+40|
|80 to 84||39||1.1||2.5||62||1.8||2.8||-23|
|85 and over||48||1.4||3.4||20||0.6||3.1||+28|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt 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, 20.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.4% 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt and City of Mitcham were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.9% compared to 4.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (2.9% compared to 5.1%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.4% compared to 3.4%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (1.1% compared to 2.5%)
From 2011 to 2016, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt's population increased by 28 people (0.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.16% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 70 to 74 (+86 persons)
- 40 to 44 (-52 persons)