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There were 214 people over the age of 85 living in Ascot Vale in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Ascot Vale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Ascot Vale'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 Ascot Vale'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
Ascot Vale - 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 41,0347.76.08486.85.8+186
5 to 97285.45.76815.55.6+47
10 to 146064.55.45734.65.8+33
15 to 195714.25.66475.25.9-76
20 to 241,0998.17.11,0478.47.1+52
25 to 291,2909.67.71,0718.67.0+219
30 to 341,2629.47.31,1739.47.5+89
35 to 391,1948.97.51,1669.38.0+28
40 to 441,1528.57.71,0148.17.3+138
45 to 499286.97.09357.57.2-7
50 to 548666.46.58086.56.5+58
55 to 597575.65.76515.25.8+106
60 to 646004.45.24553.64.6+145
65 to 693602.74.03713.04.2-11
70 to 743432.53.63302.63.8+13
75 to 792832.13.02942.43.4-11
80 to 842011.52.62361.92.6-35
85 and over2141.62.31771.41.8+37

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, Ascot Vale: 1.6% 80 to 84, Ascot Vale: 1.5% 75 to 79, Ascot Vale: 2.1% 70 to 74, Ascot Vale: 2.5% 65 to 69, Ascot Vale: 2.7% 60 to 64, Ascot Vale: 4.4% 55 to 59, Ascot Vale: 5.6% 50 to 54, Ascot Vale: 6.4% 45 to 49, Ascot Vale: 6.9% 40 to 44, Ascot Vale: 8.5% 35 to 39, Ascot Vale: 8.9% 30 to 34, Ascot Vale: 9.4% 25 to 29, Ascot Vale: 9.6% 20 to 24, Ascot Vale: 8.1% 15 to 19, Ascot Vale: 4.2% 10 to 14, Ascot Vale: 4.5% 5 to 9, Ascot Vale: 5.4% 0 to 4, Ascot Vale: 7.7%
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, Ascot Vale: +37 80 to 84, Ascot Vale: -35 75 to 79, Ascot Vale: -11 70 to 74, Ascot Vale: +13 65 to 69, Ascot Vale: -11 60 to 64, Ascot Vale: +145 55 to 59, Ascot Vale: +106 50 to 54, Ascot Vale: +58 45 to 49, Ascot Vale: -7 40 to 44, Ascot Vale: +138 35 to 39, Ascot Vale: +28 30 to 34, Ascot Vale: +89 25 to 29, Ascot Vale: +219 20 to 24, Ascot Vale: +52 15 to 19, Ascot Vale: -76 10 to 14, Ascot Vale: +33 5 to 9, Ascot Vale: +47 0 to 4, Ascot Vale: +186
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 Ascot Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 10.4% 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 Ascot Vale and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (9.6% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Ascot Vale's population increased by 1,011 people (8.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.57% 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 (+219 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+186 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+145 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+138 persons)