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Moonee Ponds

Five year age groups

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There were 397 people over the age of 85 living in Moonee Ponds in 2016, 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Moonee Ponds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
0 to 47705.45.78526.36.0-82
5 to 97785.55.77145.35.7+64
10 to 147034.95.46424.75.4+61
15 to 196964.95.46634.95.6+33
20 to 241,0617.56.89587.17.1+103
25 to 291,1928.47.91,1108.27.7+82
30 to 341,2779.08.11,1678.67.3+110
35 to 391,1127.87.11,1488.57.5-36
40 to 441,0477.47.21,1058.27.7-58
45 to 499907.07.31,0317.67.0-41
50 to 549406.66.38796.56.5+61
55 to 598656.15.97575.65.7+108
60 to 646974.95.16524.85.2+45
65 to 696054.24.54773.54.0+128
70 to 744253.03.53172.33.6+108
75 to 793362.43.14103.03.0-74
80 to 843462.42.43162.32.6+30
85 and over3972.82.53402.52.3+57

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% 80 to 84, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% 75 to 79, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1% 70 to 74, City of Moonee Valley: 3.5% 65 to 69, City of Moonee Valley: 4.5% 60 to 64, City of Moonee Valley: 5.1% 55 to 59, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% 50 to 54, City of Moonee Valley: 6.3% 45 to 49, City of Moonee Valley: 7.3% 40 to 44, City of Moonee Valley: 7.2% 35 to 39, City of Moonee Valley: 7.1% 30 to 34, City of Moonee Valley: 8.1% 25 to 29, City of Moonee Valley: 7.9% 20 to 24, City of Moonee Valley: 6.8% 15 to 19, City of Moonee Valley: 5.4% 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: 5.7% 85 and over, Moonee Ponds: 2.8% 80 to 84, Moonee Ponds: 2.4% 75 to 79, Moonee Ponds: 2.4% 70 to 74, Moonee Ponds: 3.0% 65 to 69, Moonee Ponds: 4.2% 60 to 64, Moonee Ponds: 4.9% 55 to 59, Moonee Ponds: 6.1% 50 to 54, Moonee Ponds: 6.6% 45 to 49, Moonee Ponds: 7.0% 40 to 44, Moonee Ponds: 7.4% 35 to 39, Moonee Ponds: 7.8% 30 to 34, Moonee Ponds: 9.0% 25 to 29, Moonee Ponds: 8.4% 20 to 24, Moonee Ponds: 7.5% 15 to 19, Moonee Ponds: 4.9% 10 to 14, Moonee Ponds: 4.9% 5 to 9, Moonee Ponds: 5.5% 0 to 4, Moonee Ponds: 5.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Moonee Ponds: +57 80 to 84, Moonee Ponds: +30 75 to 79, Moonee Ponds: -74 70 to 74, Moonee Ponds: +108 65 to 69, Moonee Ponds: +128 60 to 64, Moonee Ponds: +45 55 to 59, Moonee Ponds: +108 50 to 54, Moonee Ponds: +61 45 to 49, Moonee Ponds: -41 40 to 44, Moonee Ponds: -58 35 to 39, Moonee Ponds: -36 30 to 34, Moonee Ponds: +110 25 to 29, Moonee Ponds: +82 20 to 24, Moonee Ponds: +103 15 to 19, Moonee Ponds: +33 10 to 14, Moonee Ponds: +61 5 to 9, Moonee Ponds: +64 0 to 4, Moonee Ponds: -82
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 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, 15.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.8% and 16.1% 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 (9.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.5% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (2.4% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Moonee Ponds's population increased by 699 people (5.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.01% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 65 to 69 (+128 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+110 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+108 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+108 persons)

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