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Wheelers Hill

Five year age groups

There were 451 people over the age of 85 living in Wheelers Hill in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of Wheelers Hill provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Wheelers Hill'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 Wheelers Hill'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
Wheelers Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
0 to 47564.05.18594.35.0-103
5 to 91,0035.35.19995.05.1+4
10 to 141,0725.65.31,1655.95.6-93
15 to 191,2886.76.51,5217.76.9-233
20 to 241,3056.89.61,4257.29.0-120
25 to 299955.27.71,0315.26.8-36
30 to 347854.16.29714.96.4-186
35 to 391,0405.46.61,1285.77.0-88
40 to 441,3126.97.11,3226.77.0-10
45 to 491,3517.16.61,4747.46.8-123
50 to 541,3297.06.21,6028.16.2-273
55 to 591,4767.75.51,8279.26.2-351
60 to 641,5718.25.31,5017.65.4+70
65 to 691,2606.64.61,0435.34.8+217
70 to 749755.14.27063.64.1+269
75 to 796843.63.45432.73.5+141
80 to 844432.32.73641.82.4+79
85 and over4512.42.33771.91.8+74

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, Wheelers Hill: 2.4% 80 to 84, Wheelers Hill: 2.3% 75 to 79, Wheelers Hill: 3.6% 70 to 74, Wheelers Hill: 5.1% 65 to 69, Wheelers Hill: 6.6% 60 to 64, Wheelers Hill: 8.2% 55 to 59, Wheelers Hill: 7.7% 50 to 54, Wheelers Hill: 7.0% 45 to 49, Wheelers Hill: 7.1% 40 to 44, Wheelers Hill: 6.9% 35 to 39, Wheelers Hill: 5.4% 30 to 34, Wheelers Hill: 4.1% 25 to 29, Wheelers Hill: 5.2% 20 to 24, Wheelers Hill: 6.8% 15 to 19, Wheelers Hill: 6.7% 10 to 14, Wheelers Hill: 5.6% 5 to 9, Wheelers Hill: 5.3% 0 to 4, Wheelers Hill: 4.0%
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, Wheelers Hill: +74 80 to 84, Wheelers Hill: +79 75 to 79, Wheelers Hill: +141 70 to 74, Wheelers Hill: +269 65 to 69, Wheelers Hill: +217 60 to 64, Wheelers Hill: +70 55 to 59, Wheelers Hill: -351 50 to 54, Wheelers Hill: -273 45 to 49, Wheelers Hill: -123 40 to 44, Wheelers Hill: -10 35 to 39, Wheelers Hill: -88 30 to 34, Wheelers Hill: -186 25 to 29, Wheelers Hill: -36 20 to 24, Wheelers Hill: -120 15 to 19, Wheelers Hill: -233 10 to 14, Wheelers Hill: -93 5 to 9, Wheelers Hill: +4 0 to 4, Wheelers Hill: -103
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 Wheelers Hill in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 14.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.0% 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 Wheelers Hill and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (8.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.7% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.2% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Wheelers Hill's population decreased by 762 people (3.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.78% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (-351 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-273 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+269 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-233 persons)