Airport West - Essendon Fields
Five year age groups
There were 243 people over the age of 85 living in Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.
The Age Structure of Airport West - Essendon Fields provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Airport West - Essendon Fields'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Airport West - Essendon Fields - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Moonee Valley %||Number||%||City of Moonee Valley %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||473||6.2||5.7||397||5.7||6.0||+76|
|5 to 9||376||5.0||5.7||320||4.6||5.7||+56|
|10 to 14||341||4.5||5.4||274||3.9||5.4||+67|
|15 to 19||304||4.0||5.4||328||4.7||5.6||-24|
|20 to 24||401||5.3||6.8||424||6.1||7.1||-23|
|25 to 29||576||7.6||7.9||528||7.6||7.7||+48|
|30 to 34||658||8.7||8.1||495||7.1||7.3||+163|
|35 to 39||590||7.8||7.1||531||7.6||7.5||+59|
|40 to 44||539||7.1||7.2||562||8.1||7.7||-23|
|45 to 49||521||6.9||7.3||433||6.2||7.0||+88|
|50 to 54||443||5.8||6.3||425||6.1||6.5||+18|
|55 to 59||441||5.8||5.9||404||5.8||5.7||+37|
|60 to 64||397||5.2||5.1||401||5.8||5.2||-4|
|65 to 69||381||5.0||4.5||346||5.0||4.0||+35|
|70 to 74||329||4.3||3.5||356||5.1||3.6||-27|
|75 to 79||307||4.0||3.1||322||4.6||3.0||-15|
|80 to 84||267||3.5||2.4||256||3.7||2.6||+11|
|85 and over||243||3.2||2.5||156||2.2||2.3||+87|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2016 compared to City of Moonee Valley 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, 15.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.8% and 16.1% respectively for City of Moonee Valley.
The major differences between the age structure of Airport West - Essendon Fields and City of Moonee Valley were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (3.5% compared to 2.4%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.0% compared to 3.1%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.3% compared to 6.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.0% compared to 5.4%)
From 2011 to 2016, Airport West - Essendon Fields's population increased by 629 people (9.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.75% 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 (+163 persons)
- 45 to 49 (+88 persons)
- 85 and over (+87 persons)
- 0 to 4 (+76 persons)