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Glen Waverley

Five year age groups

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There were 1,037 people over the age of 85 living in Glen Waverley in 2016, 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Glen Waverley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,7184.35.11,5263.95.1+192
5 to 92,3745.95.42,0395.25.1+335
10 to 142,6506.65.32,6516.85.3-1
15 to 193,0307.56.83,0577.86.5-27
20 to 243,0597.69.83,0687.89.6-9
25 to 292,3445.87.82,2695.87.7+75
30 to 342,1895.47.11,7934.66.2+396
35 to 392,3905.96.32,2385.76.6+152
40 to 442,8277.06.62,7046.97.1+123
45 to 492,9377.36.73,0387.76.6-101
50 to 542,7146.76.02,7096.96.2+5
55 to 592,4146.05.32,3295.95.5+85
60 to 642,0635.14.82,3295.95.3-266
65 to 691,9644.94.52,1375.44.6-173
70 to 741,8644.63.91,9525.04.2-88
75 to 791,6964.23.41,3993.63.4+297
80 to 841,1302.82.61,0602.72.7+70
85 and over1,0372.62.89212.32.3+116

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Monash: 2.8% 80 to 84, City of Monash: 2.6% 75 to 79, City of Monash: 3.4% 70 to 74, City of Monash: 3.9% 65 to 69, City of Monash: 4.5% 60 to 64, City of Monash: 4.8% 55 to 59, City of Monash: 5.3% 50 to 54, City of Monash: 6.0% 45 to 49, City of Monash: 6.7% 40 to 44, City of Monash: 6.6% 35 to 39, City of Monash: 6.3% 30 to 34, City of Monash: 7.1% 25 to 29, City of Monash: 7.8% 20 to 24, City of Monash: 9.8% 15 to 19, City of Monash: 6.8% 10 to 14, City of Monash: 5.3% 5 to 9, City of Monash: 5.4% 0 to 4, City of Monash: 5.1% 85 and over, Glen Waverley: 2.6% 80 to 84, Glen Waverley: 2.8% 75 to 79, Glen Waverley: 4.2% 70 to 74, Glen Waverley: 4.6% 65 to 69, Glen Waverley: 4.9% 60 to 64, Glen Waverley: 5.1% 55 to 59, Glen Waverley: 6.0% 50 to 54, Glen Waverley: 6.7% 45 to 49, Glen Waverley: 7.3% 40 to 44, Glen Waverley: 7.0% 35 to 39, Glen Waverley: 5.9% 30 to 34, Glen Waverley: 5.4% 25 to 29, Glen Waverley: 5.8% 20 to 24, Glen Waverley: 7.6% 15 to 19, Glen Waverley: 7.5% 10 to 14, Glen Waverley: 6.6% 5 to 9, Glen Waverley: 5.9% 0 to 4, Glen Waverley: 4.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Glen Waverley: +116 80 to 84, Glen Waverley: +70 75 to 79, Glen Waverley: +297 70 to 74, Glen Waverley: -88 65 to 69, Glen Waverley: -173 60 to 64, Glen Waverley: -266 55 to 59, Glen Waverley: +85 50 to 54, Glen Waverley: +5 45 to 49, Glen Waverley: -101 40 to 44, Glen Waverley: +123 35 to 39, Glen Waverley: +152 30 to 34, Glen Waverley: +396 25 to 29, Glen Waverley: +75 20 to 24, Glen Waverley: -9 15 to 19, Glen Waverley: -27 10 to 14, Glen Waverley: -1 5 to 9, Glen Waverley: +335 0 to 4, Glen Waverley: +192
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 19.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.8% 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 (6.6% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.6% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.8% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.4% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Glen Waverley's population increased by 1,181 people (3.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.6% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 30 to 34 (+396 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+335 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+297 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (-266 persons)

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