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North - East Region

Five year age groups

There were 759 people over the age of 85 living in North - East Region in 2011, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of North - East 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 North - East 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 North - East 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
North - East Region - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,1565.35.71,1565.45.30
5 to 91,3146.15.81,3096.15.8+5
10 to 141,4046.56.01,4136.66.1-9
15 to 191,6087.46.81,7298.07.0-121
20 to 241,4986.96.81,4726.87.0+26
25 to 291,0654.95.59104.24.9+155
30 to 349864.65.41,1505.35.9-164
35 to 391,3086.06.51,3366.26.8-28
40 to 441,4966.97.11,5687.37.0-71
45 to 491,6147.57.01,8498.67.6-235
50 to 541,7358.07.21,6387.67.1+97
55 to 591,4746.86.41,5097.07.0-35
60 to 641,4836.86.41,0384.85.5+445
65 to 699614.44.96132.84.0+348
70 to 746493.03.76483.03.5+1
75 to 795752.73.06843.23.5-109
80 to 845762.72.87073.33.1-131
85 and over7593.53.17983.72.9-39

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, North - East Region: 3.5% 80 to 84, North - East Region: 2.7% 75 to 79, North - East Region: 2.7% 70 to 74, North - East Region: 3.0% 65 to 69, North - East Region: 4.4% 60 to 64, North - East Region: 6.8% 55 to 59, North - East Region: 6.8% 50 to 54, North - East Region: 8.0% 45 to 49, North - East Region: 7.5% 40 to 44, North - East Region: 6.9% 35 to 39, North - East Region: 6.0% 30 to 34, North - East Region: 4.6% 25 to 29, North - East Region: 4.9% 20 to 24, North - East Region: 6.9% 15 to 19, North - East Region: 7.4% 10 to 14, North - East Region: 6.5% 5 to 9, North - East Region: 6.1% 0 to 4, North - East Region: 5.3%
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, North - East Region: -39 80 to 84, North - East Region: -131 75 to 79, North - East Region: -109 70 to 74, North - East Region: +1 65 to 69, North - East Region: +348 60 to 64, North - East Region: +445 55 to 59, North - East Region: -35 50 to 54, North - East Region: +97 45 to 49, North - East Region: -235 40 to 44, North - East Region: -71 35 to 39, North - East Region: -28 30 to 34, North - East Region: -164 25 to 29, North - East Region: +155 20 to 24, North - East Region: +26 15 to 19, North - East Region: -121 10 to 14, North - East Region: -9 5 to 9, North - East Region: +5 0 to 4, North - East Region: 0
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 North - East 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 lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.2% 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 North - East Region and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.4% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.6% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (3.0% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, North - East Region's population increased by 137 people (0.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.13% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+445 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+348 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-235 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-164 persons)