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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Five year age groups

There were 156 people over the age of 85 living in Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 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.

To get a more complete picture Airport West - Essendon Fields'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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
0 to 43975.76.03395.15.8+58
5 to 93204.65.72934.45.6+27
10 to 142743.95.43505.35.8-76
15 to 193284.75.63395.15.9-11
20 to 244246.17.14216.37.1+3
25 to 295287.67.74376.67.0+91
30 to 344957.17.35047.67.5-9
35 to 395317.67.55358.08.0-4
40 to 445628.17.74506.87.3+112
45 to 494336.27.04066.17.2+27
50 to 544256.16.53865.86.5+39
55 to 594045.85.74176.35.8-13
60 to 644015.85.23935.94.6+8
65 to 693465.04.03585.44.2-12
70 to 743565.13.64016.03.8-45
75 to 793224.63.03445.23.4-22
80 to 842563.72.61942.92.6+62
85 and over1562.22.3881.31.8+68

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 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% 85 and over, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.2% 80 to 84, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.7% 75 to 79, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.6% 70 to 74, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.1% 65 to 69, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.0% 60 to 64, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.8% 55 to 59, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.8% 50 to 54, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.1% 45 to 49, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.2% 40 to 44, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.1% 35 to 39, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.6% 30 to 34, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.1% 25 to 29, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.6% 20 to 24, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.1% 15 to 19, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.7% 10 to 14, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.9% 5 to 9, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.6% 0 to 4, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.7%
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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +68 80 to 84, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +62 75 to 79, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -22 70 to 74, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -45 65 to 69, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -12 60 to 64, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +8 55 to 59, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -13 50 to 54, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +39 45 to 49, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +27 40 to 44, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +112 35 to 39, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -4 30 to 34, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -9 25 to 29, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +91 20 to 24, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +3 15 to 19, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -11 10 to 14, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -76 5 to 9, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +27 0 to 4, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +58
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 compared to the 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, 14.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.0% and 15.6% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the age structure of Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.6% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.1% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (3.7% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (3.9% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Airport West - Essendon Fields's population increased by 303 people (4.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.89% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (+112 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+91 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-76 persons)
  • 85 and over (+68 persons)