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Mulgrave

Five year age groups

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There were 493 people over the age of 85 living in Mulgrave in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mulgrave provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Mulgrave'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 Mulgrave'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
Mulgrave - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,2156.35.11,1746.75.1+41
5 to 91,1556.05.49055.15.1+250
10 to 149915.15.38454.85.3+146
15 to 191,0215.36.81,0315.86.5-10
20 to 241,2556.59.81,1976.89.6+58
25 to 291,3527.07.81,2427.07.7+110
30 to 341,4867.77.11,3617.76.2+125
35 to 391,3867.26.31,3297.56.6+57
40 to 441,3787.16.61,2627.27.1+116
45 to 491,2656.56.71,0766.16.6+189
50 to 541,1285.86.01,0075.76.2+121
55 to 591,0425.45.31,1476.55.5-105
60 to 641,0655.54.81,0846.15.3-19
65 to 691,0155.24.51,0125.74.6+3
70 to 749504.93.97374.24.2+213
75 to 797063.73.45543.13.4+152
80 to 844382.32.63452.02.7+93
85 and over4932.52.83411.92.3+152

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, Mulgrave: 2.5% 80 to 84, Mulgrave: 2.3% 75 to 79, Mulgrave: 3.7% 70 to 74, Mulgrave: 4.9% 65 to 69, Mulgrave: 5.2% 60 to 64, Mulgrave: 5.5% 55 to 59, Mulgrave: 5.4% 50 to 54, Mulgrave: 5.8% 45 to 49, Mulgrave: 6.5% 40 to 44, Mulgrave: 7.1% 35 to 39, Mulgrave: 7.2% 30 to 34, Mulgrave: 7.7% 25 to 29, Mulgrave: 7.0% 20 to 24, Mulgrave: 6.5% 15 to 19, Mulgrave: 5.3% 10 to 14, Mulgrave: 5.1% 5 to 9, Mulgrave: 6.0% 0 to 4, Mulgrave: 6.3%
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, Mulgrave: +152 80 to 84, Mulgrave: +93 75 to 79, Mulgrave: +152 70 to 74, Mulgrave: +213 65 to 69, Mulgrave: +3 60 to 64, Mulgrave: -19 55 to 59, Mulgrave: -105 50 to 54, Mulgrave: +121 45 to 49, Mulgrave: +189 40 to 44, Mulgrave: +116 35 to 39, Mulgrave: +57 30 to 34, Mulgrave: +125 25 to 29, Mulgrave: +110 20 to 24, Mulgrave: +58 15 to 19, Mulgrave: -10 10 to 14, Mulgrave: +146 5 to 9, Mulgrave: +250 0 to 4, Mulgrave: +41
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 Mulgrave 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, 17.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.6% 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 Mulgrave and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.3% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.9% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.5% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.3% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Mulgrave's population increased by 1,692 people (9.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.85% per year over the period.

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

  • 5 to 9 (+250 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+213 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+189 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+152 persons)

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