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Moonee Ponds

Five year age groups

There were 340 people over the age of 85 living in Moonee Ponds in 2011, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Moonee Ponds provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Moonee Ponds'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 Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - 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 48526.36.08496.75.8+3
5 to 97145.35.76845.45.6+30
10 to 146424.75.46505.15.8-8
15 to 196634.95.66004.75.9+63
20 to 249587.17.19387.47.1+21
25 to 291,1108.27.71,0127.97.0+98
30 to 341,1678.67.31,1439.07.5+25
35 to 391,1488.57.51,1549.18.0-6
40 to 441,1058.27.79977.87.3+108
45 to 491,0317.67.09337.37.2+98
50 to 548796.56.58106.46.5+69
55 to 597575.65.77125.65.8+45
60 to 646524.85.24863.84.6+166
65 to 694773.54.04083.24.2+69
70 to 743172.33.64423.53.8-125
75 to 794103.03.03732.93.4+37
80 to 843162.32.63192.52.6-3
85 and over3402.52.32301.81.8+110

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, Moonee Ponds: 2.5% 80 to 84, Moonee Ponds: 2.3% 75 to 79, Moonee Ponds: 3.0% 70 to 74, Moonee Ponds: 2.3% 65 to 69, Moonee Ponds: 3.5% 60 to 64, Moonee Ponds: 4.8% 55 to 59, Moonee Ponds: 5.6% 50 to 54, Moonee Ponds: 6.5% 45 to 49, Moonee Ponds: 7.6% 40 to 44, Moonee Ponds: 8.2% 35 to 39, Moonee Ponds: 8.5% 30 to 34, Moonee Ponds: 8.6% 25 to 29, Moonee Ponds: 8.2% 20 to 24, Moonee Ponds: 7.1% 15 to 19, Moonee Ponds: 4.9% 10 to 14, Moonee Ponds: 4.7% 5 to 9, Moonee Ponds: 5.3% 0 to 4, Moonee Ponds: 6.3%
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, Moonee Ponds: +110 80 to 84, Moonee Ponds: -3 75 to 79, Moonee Ponds: +37 70 to 74, Moonee Ponds: -125 65 to 69, Moonee Ponds: +69 60 to 64, Moonee Ponds: +166 55 to 59, Moonee Ponds: +45 50 to 54, Moonee Ponds: +69 45 to 49, Moonee Ponds: +98 40 to 44, Moonee Ponds: +108 35 to 39, Moonee Ponds: -6 30 to 34, Moonee Ponds: +25 25 to 29, Moonee Ponds: +98 20 to 24, Moonee Ponds: +21 15 to 19, Moonee Ponds: +63 10 to 14, Moonee Ponds: -8 5 to 9, Moonee Ponds: +30 0 to 4, Moonee Ponds: +3
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 Moonee Ponds 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) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% 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 Moonee Ponds and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (8.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (2.3% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.9% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Moonee Ponds's population increased by 801 people (6.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.23% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+166 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (-125 persons)
  • 85 and over (+110 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+108 persons)