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Glen Waverley

Five year age groups

There were 921 people over the age of 85 living in Glen Waverley in 2011, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of Glen Waverley provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Glen Waverley'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 Glen Waverley'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
Glen Waverley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,5263.95.11,6574.35.0-131
5 to 92,0395.25.12,0575.45.1-18
10 to 142,6516.85.32,7027.15.6-51
15 to 193,0577.86.52,8047.36.9+253
20 to 243,0687.89.62,6997.19.0+369
25 to 292,2695.87.71,8384.86.8+431
30 to 341,7934.66.21,9175.06.4-124
35 to 392,2385.76.62,4676.57.0-229
40 to 442,7046.97.12,9467.77.0-242
45 to 493,0387.76.62,9077.66.8+131
50 to 542,7096.96.22,5796.76.2+130
55 to 592,3295.95.52,5936.86.2-264
60 to 642,3295.95.32,3616.25.4-32
65 to 692,1375.44.62,1365.64.8+1
70 to 741,9525.04.21,6354.34.1+317
75 to 791,3993.63.41,2823.43.5+117
80 to 841,0602.72.79222.42.4+138
85 and over9212.32.37151.91.8+206

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, Glen Waverley: 2.3% 80 to 84, Glen Waverley: 2.7% 75 to 79, Glen Waverley: 3.6% 70 to 74, Glen Waverley: 5.0% 65 to 69, Glen Waverley: 5.4% 60 to 64, Glen Waverley: 5.9% 55 to 59, Glen Waverley: 5.9% 50 to 54, Glen Waverley: 6.9% 45 to 49, Glen Waverley: 7.7% 40 to 44, Glen Waverley: 6.9% 35 to 39, Glen Waverley: 5.7% 30 to 34, Glen Waverley: 4.6% 25 to 29, Glen Waverley: 5.8% 20 to 24, Glen Waverley: 7.8% 15 to 19, Glen Waverley: 7.8% 10 to 14, Glen Waverley: 6.8% 5 to 9, Glen Waverley: 5.2% 0 to 4, Glen Waverley: 3.9%
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, Glen Waverley: +206 80 to 84, Glen Waverley: +138 75 to 79, Glen Waverley: +117 70 to 74, Glen Waverley: +317 65 to 69, Glen Waverley: +1 60 to 64, Glen Waverley: -32 55 to 59, Glen Waverley: -264 50 to 54, Glen Waverley: +130 45 to 49, Glen Waverley: +131 40 to 44, Glen Waverley: -242 35 to 39, Glen Waverley: -229 30 to 34, Glen Waverley: -124 25 to 29, Glen Waverley: +431 20 to 24, Glen Waverley: +369 15 to 19, Glen Waverley: +253 10 to 14, Glen Waverley: -51 5 to 9, Glen Waverley: -18 0 to 4, Glen Waverley: -131
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 Glen Waverley in 2011 compared to City of Monash 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, 15.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.0% 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 Glen Waverley and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (6.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.8% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.6% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Glen Waverley's population increased by 1,002 people (2.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.52% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+431 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+369 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+317 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (-264 persons)