Five year age groups
There were 32 people over the age of 85 living in Netherby in 2016, with largest age group being 10 to 14 year olds.
The Age Structure of Netherby provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Netherby'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?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Netherby 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 similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 19.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.9% 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 Netherby and City of Mitcham were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.7% compared to 6.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.0% compared to 5.7%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.9% compared to 5.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (3.8% compared to 5.3%)
From 2011 to 2016, Netherby's population increased by 20 people (1.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.28% per year over the period.
There were no major differences in Netherby between 2011 and 2016.