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Five year age groups

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There were 2,967 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Moonee Valley in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Moonee Valley provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Moonee Valley'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 the City of Moonee Valley'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
City of Moonee Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
0 to 46,6175.76.46,4106.06.5+207
5 to 96,6405.76.26,1065.76.0+534
10 to 146,3045.45.75,7645.45.9+540
15 to 196,3445.46.06,0515.66.3+293
20 to 247,9876.87.47,6757.17.5+312
25 to 299,2327.98.18,2797.77.9+953
30 to 349,4478.18.27,8907.37.5+1,557
35 to 398,2437.17.38,0627.57.5+181
40 to 448,4247.27.08,2487.77.5+176
45 to 498,5087.36.97,4907.06.9+1,018
50 to 547,4036.36.26,9876.56.4+416
55 to 596,8695.95.76,1635.75.6+706
60 to 645,9195.14.95,5815.25.1+338
65 to 695,2864.54.44,3184.03.9+968
70 to 744,1043.53.33,9163.63.0+188
75 to 793,5653.12.53,2643.02.4+301
80 to 842,8232.41.92,7432.62.0+80
85 and over2,9672.52.02,4982.31.8+469

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, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.4% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 85 and over, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% 80 to 84, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% 75 to 79, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1% 70 to 74, City of Moonee Valley: 3.5% 65 to 69, City of Moonee Valley: 4.5% 60 to 64, City of Moonee Valley: 5.1% 55 to 59, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% 50 to 54, City of Moonee Valley: 6.3% 45 to 49, City of Moonee Valley: 7.3% 40 to 44, City of Moonee Valley: 7.2% 35 to 39, City of Moonee Valley: 7.1% 30 to 34, City of Moonee Valley: 8.1% 25 to 29, City of Moonee Valley: 7.9% 20 to 24, City of Moonee Valley: 6.8% 15 to 19, City of Moonee Valley: 5.4% 10 to 14, City of Moonee Valley: 5.4% 5 to 9, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% 0 to 4, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7%
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, City of Moonee Valley: +469 80 to 84, City of Moonee Valley: +80 75 to 79, City of Moonee Valley: +301 70 to 74, City of Moonee Valley: +188 65 to 69, City of Moonee Valley: +968 60 to 64, City of Moonee Valley: +338 55 to 59, City of Moonee Valley: +706 50 to 54, City of Moonee Valley: +416 45 to 49, City of Moonee Valley: +1,018 40 to 44, City of Moonee Valley: +176 35 to 39, City of Moonee Valley: +181 30 to 34, City of Moonee Valley: +1,557 25 to 29, City of Moonee Valley: +953 20 to 24, City of Moonee Valley: +312 15 to 19, City of Moonee Valley: +293 10 to 14, City of Moonee Valley: +540 5 to 9, City of Moonee Valley: +534 0 to 4, City of Moonee Valley: +207
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 16.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.3% and 14.0% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (2.4% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.8% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.4% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Moonee Valley's population increased by 9,237 people (8.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.66% 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 (+1,557 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+1,018 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+968 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+953 persons)

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