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There were 341 people over the age of 85 living in Mulgrave in 2011, 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Mulgrave - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,1746.75.18435.25.0+331
5 to 99055.15.18475.25.1+58
10 to 148454.85.39315.75.6-86
15 to 191,0315.86.51,0586.56.9-27
20 to 241,1976.89.61,1987.49.0-1
25 to 291,2427.07.71,1527.16.8+90
30 to 341,3617.76.21,1917.36.4+170
35 to 391,3297.56.61,1276.97.0+202
40 to 441,2627.27.11,0366.47.0+226
45 to 491,0766.16.61,0616.56.8+15
50 to 541,0075.76.21,1296.96.2-122
55 to 591,1476.55.51,1777.26.2-30
60 to 641,0846.15.31,0996.85.4-15
65 to 691,0125.74.68265.14.8+186
70 to 747374.24.26193.84.1+118
75 to 795543.13.44062.53.5+148
80 to 843452.02.72711.72.4+74
85 and over3411.92.33071.91.8+34

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, Mulgrave: 1.9% 80 to 84, Mulgrave: 2.0% 75 to 79, Mulgrave: 3.1% 70 to 74, Mulgrave: 4.2% 65 to 69, Mulgrave: 5.7% 60 to 64, Mulgrave: 6.1% 55 to 59, Mulgrave: 6.5% 50 to 54, Mulgrave: 5.7% 45 to 49, Mulgrave: 6.1% 40 to 44, Mulgrave: 7.2% 35 to 39, Mulgrave: 7.5% 30 to 34, Mulgrave: 7.7% 25 to 29, Mulgrave: 7.0% 20 to 24, Mulgrave: 6.8% 15 to 19, Mulgrave: 5.8% 10 to 14, Mulgrave: 4.8% 5 to 9, Mulgrave: 5.1% 0 to 4, Mulgrave: 6.7%
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, Mulgrave: +34 80 to 84, Mulgrave: +74 75 to 79, Mulgrave: +148 70 to 74, Mulgrave: +118 65 to 69, Mulgrave: +186 60 to 64, Mulgrave: -15 55 to 59, Mulgrave: -30 50 to 54, Mulgrave: -122 45 to 49, Mulgrave: +15 40 to 44, Mulgrave: +226 35 to 39, Mulgrave: +202 30 to 34, Mulgrave: +170 25 to 29, Mulgrave: +90 20 to 24, Mulgrave: -1 15 to 19, Mulgrave: -27 10 to 14, Mulgrave: -86 5 to 9, Mulgrave: +58 0 to 4, Mulgrave: +331
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 Mulgrave 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 similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.9% 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 Mulgrave and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.7% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (7.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.7% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.8% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mulgrave's population increased by 1,371 people (8.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.63% 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 (+331 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+226 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+202 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+186 persons)