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Five year age groups

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 239 people over the age of 85 living in Strathmore in 2016, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Strathmore provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Strathmore'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 Strathmore'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Strathmore - 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 44064.85.74495.56.0-43
5 to 95796.95.75907.35.7-11
10 to 146557.85.45877.25.4+68
15 to 195997.15.47238.95.6-124
20 to 245736.86.85797.17.1-6
25 to 294084.97.93274.07.7+81
30 to 343464.18.13304.17.3+16
35 to 395056.07.15036.27.5+2
40 to 446607.97.25817.27.7+79
45 to 496557.87.36908.57.0-35
50 to 546477.76.36347.86.5+13
55 to 595796.95.95937.35.7-14
60 to 645266.35.13854.75.2+141
65 to 693564.24.52493.14.0+107
70 to 742382.83.52533.13.6-15
75 to 792152.63.12062.53.0+9
80 to 841982.42.42262.82.6-28
85 and over2392.92.52052.52.3+34
Total population8,384100.0100.08,110100.0100.0+274
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Strathmore in 2016 compared to 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, 19.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.8% and 16.1% respectively for City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences between the age structure of Strathmore and City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.1% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.9% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Strathmore's population increased by 274 people (3.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.67% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+141 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-124 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+107 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+81 persons)