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Five year age groups

There were 2,498 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Moonee Valley in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
City of Moonee Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
0 to 46,4106.06.55,9145.86.3+496
5 to 96,1065.76.05,7465.66.3+360
10 to 145,7645.45.95,8905.86.4-126
15 to 196,0515.66.36,0475.96.7+4
20 to 247,6757.17.57,3047.17.4+371
25 to 298,2797.77.97,1717.07.1+1,108
30 to 347,8907.37.57,6867.57.7+204
35 to 398,0627.57.58,2198.07.9-157
40 to 448,2487.77.57,5127.37.5+736
45 to 497,4907.06.97,3697.27.2+121
50 to 546,9876.56.46,6596.56.4+328
55 to 596,1635.75.65,9075.85.9+256
60 to 645,5815.25.14,6824.64.5+899
65 to 694,3184.03.94,2884.23.6+30
70 to 743,9163.63.03,8883.83.0+28
75 to 793,2643.02.43,4853.42.6-221
80 to 842,7432.62.02,6252.62.0+118
85 and over2,4982.31.81,8881.81.6+610

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% 85 and over, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% 80 to 84, City of Moonee Valley: 2.6% 75 to 79, City of Moonee Valley: 3.0% 70 to 74, City of Moonee Valley: 3.6% 65 to 69, City of Moonee Valley: 4.0% 60 to 64, City of Moonee Valley: 5.2% 55 to 59, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% 50 to 54, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5% 45 to 49, City of Moonee Valley: 7.0% 40 to 44, City of Moonee Valley: 7.7% 35 to 39, City of Moonee Valley: 7.5% 30 to 34, City of Moonee Valley: 7.3% 25 to 29, City of Moonee Valley: 7.7% 20 to 24, City of Moonee Valley: 7.1% 15 to 19, City of Moonee Valley: 5.6% 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: 6.0%
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, City of Moonee Valley: +610 80 to 84, City of Moonee Valley: +118 75 to 79, City of Moonee Valley: -221 70 to 74, City of Moonee Valley: +28 65 to 69, City of Moonee Valley: +30 60 to 64, City of Moonee Valley: +899 55 to 59, City of Moonee Valley: +256 50 to 54, City of Moonee Valley: +328 45 to 49, City of Moonee Valley: +121 40 to 44, City of Moonee Valley: +736 35 to 39, City of Moonee Valley: -157 30 to 34, City of Moonee Valley: +204 25 to 29, City of Moonee Valley: +1,108 20 to 24, City of Moonee Valley: +371 15 to 19, City of Moonee Valley: +4 10 to 14, City of Moonee Valley: -126 5 to 9, City of Moonee Valley: +360 0 to 4, City of Moonee Valley: +496
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2011 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, 17.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.1% 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 75 to 79 (3.0% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (3.6% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (2.6% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.6% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Moonee Valley's population increased by 5,163 people (5.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.99% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+1,108 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+899 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+736 persons)
  • 85 and over (+610 persons)