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Avondale Heights

Five year age groups

There were 281 people over the age of 85 living in Avondale Heights in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Avondale Heights provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Avondale Heights'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 Avondale Heights'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
Avondale Heights - 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 45384.96.05304.85.8+8
5 to 95254.85.75084.65.6+17
10 to 145034.65.46225.65.8-119
15 to 195585.15.66866.25.9-128
20 to 246515.97.17346.67.1-83
25 to 297116.57.77146.47.0-3
30 to 346986.47.37376.77.5-39
35 to 397416.77.57386.78.0+3
40 to 447056.47.76806.17.3+25
45 to 496936.37.06946.37.2-1
50 to 546936.36.56846.26.5+9
55 to 596596.05.77897.15.8-130
60 to 647406.75.27576.84.6-17
65 to 697196.54.07186.54.2+1
70 to 746866.23.66035.43.8+83
75 to 795144.73.04534.13.4+61
80 to 843683.42.62652.42.6+103
85 and over2812.62.31611.51.8+120

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, Avondale Heights: 2.6% 80 to 84, Avondale Heights: 3.4% 75 to 79, Avondale Heights: 4.7% 70 to 74, Avondale Heights: 6.2% 65 to 69, Avondale Heights: 6.5% 60 to 64, Avondale Heights: 6.7% 55 to 59, Avondale Heights: 6.0% 50 to 54, Avondale Heights: 6.3% 45 to 49, Avondale Heights: 6.3% 40 to 44, Avondale Heights: 6.4% 35 to 39, Avondale Heights: 6.7% 30 to 34, Avondale Heights: 6.4% 25 to 29, Avondale Heights: 6.5% 20 to 24, Avondale Heights: 5.9% 15 to 19, Avondale Heights: 5.1% 10 to 14, Avondale Heights: 4.6% 5 to 9, Avondale Heights: 4.8% 0 to 4, Avondale Heights: 4.9%
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, Avondale Heights: +120 80 to 84, Avondale Heights: +103 75 to 79, Avondale Heights: +61 70 to 74, Avondale Heights: +83 65 to 69, Avondale Heights: +1 60 to 64, Avondale Heights: -17 55 to 59, Avondale Heights: -130 50 to 54, Avondale Heights: +9 45 to 49, Avondale Heights: -1 40 to 44, Avondale Heights: +25 35 to 39, Avondale Heights: +3 30 to 34, Avondale Heights: -39 25 to 29, Avondale Heights: -3 20 to 24, Avondale Heights: -83 15 to 19, Avondale Heights: -128 10 to 14, Avondale Heights: -119 5 to 9, Avondale Heights: +17 0 to 4, Avondale Heights: +8
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 Avondale Heights 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, 14.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 23.4% 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 Avondale Heights and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (6.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.7% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.7% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Avondale Heights's population decreased by 90 people (0.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.16% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (-130 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-128 persons)
  • 85 and over (+120 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-119 persons)