There were 84 people over the age of 85 living in Torrens Park - Lynton in 2016, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.
The Age Structure of Torrens Park - Lynton provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Torrens Park - Lynton'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|
|Torrens Park - Lynton - 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||128||4.5||5.3||120||4.3||5.7||+8|
|5 to 9||151||5.3||6.2||117||4.2||5.8||+34|
|10 to 14||188||6.7||6.1||175||6.3||6.0||+13|
|15 to 19||215||7.6||6.6||286||10.3||6.8||-70|
|20 to 24||194||6.9||6.4||219||7.9||6.8||-25|
|25 to 29||147||5.2||5.1||167||6.1||5.5||-20|
|30 to 34||155||5.5||5.6||100||3.6||5.4||+55|
|35 to 39||130||4.6||6.0||135||4.9||6.5||-5|
|40 to 44||160||5.7||6.9||154||5.6||7.1||+6|
|45 to 49||197||7.0||7.1||195||7.0||7.0||+3|
|50 to 54||215||7.6||6.7||226||8.2||7.2||-10|
|55 to 59||252||8.9||6.6||204||7.4||6.4||+47|
|60 to 64||177||6.3||5.8||203||7.4||6.4||-26|
|65 to 69||195||6.9||5.7||143||5.2||4.9||+52|
|70 to 74||108||3.8||4.6||64||2.3||3.7||+44|
|75 to 79||76||2.7||3.4||79||2.9||3.0||-3|
|80 to 84||51||1.8||2.5||94||3.4||2.8||-43|
|85 and over||84||3.0||3.4||81||2.9||3.1||+3|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Torrens Park - Lynton in 2016 compared to City of Mitcham 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, 16.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.2% 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 Torrens Park - Lynton and City of Mitcham were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.9% compared to 6.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (6.9% compared to 5.7%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.6% compared to 6.0%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (5.7% compared to 6.9%)
From 2011 to 2016, Torrens Park - Lynton's population increased by 62 people (2.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.44% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 15 to 19 (-70 persons)
- 30 to 34 (+55 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+52 persons)