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Hills Region

Five year age groups

There were 533 people over the age of 85 living in Hills Region in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Hills Region provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Hills Region'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 Hills Region'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Hills Region - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,2525.65.71,0764.95.3+176
5 to 91,2655.75.81,3796.35.8-114
10 to 141,4226.46.01,4026.46.1+19
15 to 191,5046.76.81,5377.07.0-34
20 to 241,1955.46.81,2485.77.0-54
25 to 298273.75.58824.04.9-55
30 to 341,1125.05.41,1915.45.9-80
35 to 391,4636.66.51,4856.86.8-22
40 to 441,7197.77.11,5467.17.0+173
45 to 491,6477.47.01,6507.57.6-4
50 to 541,5987.27.21,6637.67.1-65
55 to 591,5416.96.41,8908.67.0-350
60 to 641,6767.56.41,4756.75.5+201
65 to 691,4606.54.91,0504.84.0+410
70 to 749584.33.77073.23.5+251
75 to 796222.83.06743.13.5-52
80 to 845072.32.85152.43.1-8
85 and over5332.43.15022.32.9+31

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

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Mitcham: 3.1% 80 to 84, City of Mitcham: 2.8% 75 to 79, City of Mitcham: 3.0% 70 to 74, City of Mitcham: 3.7% 65 to 69, City of Mitcham: 4.9% 60 to 64, City of Mitcham: 6.4% 55 to 59, City of Mitcham: 6.4% 50 to 54, City of Mitcham: 7.2% 45 to 49, City of Mitcham: 7.0% 40 to 44, City of Mitcham: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Mitcham: 6.5% 30 to 34, City of Mitcham: 5.4% 25 to 29, City of Mitcham: 5.5% 20 to 24, City of Mitcham: 6.8% 15 to 19, City of Mitcham: 6.8% 10 to 14, City of Mitcham: 6.0% 5 to 9, City of Mitcham: 5.8% 0 to 4, City of Mitcham: 5.7% 85 and over, Hills Region: 2.4% 80 to 84, Hills Region: 2.3% 75 to 79, Hills Region: 2.8% 70 to 74, Hills Region: 4.3% 65 to 69, Hills Region: 6.5% 60 to 64, Hills Region: 7.5% 55 to 59, Hills Region: 6.9% 50 to 54, Hills Region: 7.2% 45 to 49, Hills Region: 7.4% 40 to 44, Hills Region: 7.7% 35 to 39, Hills Region: 6.6% 30 to 34, Hills Region: 5.0% 25 to 29, Hills Region: 3.7% 20 to 24, Hills Region: 5.4% 15 to 19, Hills Region: 6.7% 10 to 14, Hills Region: 6.4% 5 to 9, Hills Region: 5.7% 0 to 4, Hills Region: 5.6%
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 age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Hills Region: +31 80 to 84, Hills Region: -8 75 to 79, Hills Region: -52 70 to 74, Hills Region: +251 65 to 69, Hills Region: +410 60 to 64, Hills Region: +201 55 to 59, Hills Region: -350 50 to 54, Hills Region: -65 45 to 49, Hills Region: -4 40 to 44, Hills Region: +173 35 to 39, Hills Region: -22 30 to 34, Hills Region: -80 25 to 29, Hills Region: -55 20 to 24, Hills Region: -54 15 to 19, Hills Region: -34 10 to 14, Hills Region: +19 5 to 9, Hills Region: -114 0 to 4, Hills Region: +176
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 Hills Region in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.5% and 17.6% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the age structure of Hills Region and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (6.5% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (3.7% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.4% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hills Region's population increased by 424 people (1.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.38% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+410 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (-350 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+251 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+201 persons)