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Ashwood - Burwood

Five year age groups

There were 283 people over the age of 85 living in Ashwood - Burwood in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Ashwood - Burwood provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Ashwood - Burwood'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 Ashwood - Burwood'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
Ashwood - Burwood - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
0 to 46167.35.14806.15.0+136
5 to 95146.15.14145.35.1+100
10 to 144625.55.33875.05.6+75
15 to 194255.06.54585.96.9-33
20 to 246217.49.66097.89.0+12
25 to 296217.47.75196.66.8+102
30 to 345826.96.25316.86.4+51
35 to 396377.66.66798.77.0-42
40 to 446627.97.15897.57.0+73
45 to 496007.16.65116.56.8+89
50 to 545386.46.24676.06.2+71
55 to 594595.45.54185.46.2+41
60 to 643984.75.33374.35.4+61
65 to 692743.34.62783.64.8-4
70 to 742452.94.22933.84.1-48
75 to 792573.13.43104.03.5-53
80 to 842312.72.72633.42.4-32
85 and over2833.42.32673.41.8+16

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 Monash: 2.3% 80 to 84, City of Monash: 2.7% 75 to 79, City of Monash: 3.4% 70 to 74, City of Monash: 4.2% 65 to 69, City of Monash: 4.6% 60 to 64, City of Monash: 5.3% 55 to 59, City of Monash: 5.5% 50 to 54, City of Monash: 6.2% 45 to 49, City of Monash: 6.6% 40 to 44, City of Monash: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Monash: 6.6% 30 to 34, City of Monash: 6.2% 25 to 29, City of Monash: 7.7% 20 to 24, City of Monash: 9.6% 15 to 19, City of Monash: 6.5% 10 to 14, City of Monash: 5.3% 5 to 9, City of Monash: 5.1% 0 to 4, City of Monash: 5.1% 85 and over, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.4% 80 to 84, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.7% 75 to 79, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.1% 70 to 74, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.9% 65 to 69, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.3% 60 to 64, Ashwood - Burwood: 4.7% 55 to 59, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.4% 50 to 54, Ashwood - Burwood: 6.4% 45 to 49, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.1% 40 to 44, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.9% 35 to 39, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.6% 30 to 34, Ashwood - Burwood: 6.9% 25 to 29, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.4% 20 to 24, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.4% 15 to 19, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.0% 10 to 14, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.5% 5 to 9, Ashwood - Burwood: 6.1% 0 to 4, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.3%
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, Ashwood - Burwood: +16 80 to 84, Ashwood - Burwood: -32 75 to 79, Ashwood - Burwood: -53 70 to 74, Ashwood - Burwood: -48 65 to 69, Ashwood - Burwood: -4 60 to 64, Ashwood - Burwood: +61 55 to 59, Ashwood - Burwood: +41 50 to 54, Ashwood - Burwood: +71 45 to 49, Ashwood - Burwood: +89 40 to 44, Ashwood - Burwood: +73 35 to 39, Ashwood - Burwood: -42 30 to 34, Ashwood - Burwood: +51 25 to 29, Ashwood - Burwood: +102 20 to 24, Ashwood - Burwood: +12 15 to 19, Ashwood - Burwood: -33 10 to 14, Ashwood - Burwood: +75 5 to 9, Ashwood - Burwood: +100 0 to 4, Ashwood - Burwood: +136
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 Ashwood - Burwood in 2011 compared to City of Monash 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, 18.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.6% and 17.2% respectively for City of Monash.

The major differences between the age structure of Ashwood - Burwood and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.3% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.3% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Ashwood - Burwood's population increased by 615 people (7.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.53% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+136 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+102 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+100 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+89 persons)