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Mount Waverley

Five year age groups

There were 747 people over the age of 85 living in Mount Waverley in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mount 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 Mount 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 Mount 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
Mount Waverley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,5985.05.11,5014.95.0+97
5 to 91,7895.65.11,5965.25.1+193
10 to 141,9846.25.31,7635.85.6+221
15 to 192,0716.56.52,1527.06.9-81
20 to 242,3637.49.61,9636.49.0+400
25 to 291,7605.57.71,5925.26.8+168
30 to 341,5935.06.21,7475.76.4-154
35 to 392,0096.36.62,1096.97.0-100
40 to 442,4637.77.12,2477.37.0+216
45 to 492,3297.36.62,2297.36.8+100
50 to 542,1376.76.21,9196.36.2+218
55 to 591,8115.65.51,7855.86.2+26
60 to 641,6425.15.31,7235.65.4-81
65 to 691,5394.84.61,7835.84.8-244
70 to 741,5925.04.21,7335.74.1-141
75 to 791,4654.63.41,4724.83.5-7
80 to 841,1763.72.78702.82.4+306
85 and over7472.32.34321.41.8+315

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, Mount Waverley: 2.3% 80 to 84, Mount Waverley: 3.7% 75 to 79, Mount Waverley: 4.6% 70 to 74, Mount Waverley: 5.0% 65 to 69, Mount Waverley: 4.8% 60 to 64, Mount Waverley: 5.1% 55 to 59, Mount Waverley: 5.6% 50 to 54, Mount Waverley: 6.7% 45 to 49, Mount Waverley: 7.3% 40 to 44, Mount Waverley: 7.7% 35 to 39, Mount Waverley: 6.3% 30 to 34, Mount Waverley: 5.0% 25 to 29, Mount Waverley: 5.5% 20 to 24, Mount Waverley: 7.4% 15 to 19, Mount Waverley: 6.5% 10 to 14, Mount Waverley: 6.2% 5 to 9, Mount Waverley: 5.6% 0 to 4, Mount Waverley: 5.0%
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, Mount Waverley: +315 80 to 84, Mount Waverley: +306 75 to 79, Mount Waverley: -7 70 to 74, Mount Waverley: -141 65 to 69, Mount Waverley: -244 60 to 64, Mount Waverley: -81 55 to 59, Mount Waverley: +26 50 to 54, Mount Waverley: +218 45 to 49, Mount Waverley: +100 40 to 44, Mount Waverley: +216 35 to 39, Mount Waverley: -100 30 to 34, Mount Waverley: -154 25 to 29, Mount Waverley: +168 20 to 24, Mount Waverley: +400 15 to 19, Mount Waverley: -81 10 to 14, Mount Waverley: +221 5 to 9, Mount Waverley: +193 0 to 4, Mount Waverley: +97
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 Mount Waverley in 2011 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 20.3% 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 Mount Waverley and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.6% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.5% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mount Waverley's population increased by 1,452 people (4.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.93% per year over the period.

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

  • 20 to 24 (+400 persons)
  • 85 and over (+315 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+306 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (-244 persons)