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There were 16 people over the age of 85 living in Travancore in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Travancore provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Travancore'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 Travancore'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
Travancore - 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 4643.86.0373.95.8+27
5 to 9492.95.7343.65.6+15
10 to 14291.75.4363.95.8-7
15 to 19724.25.6616.55.9+11
20 to 2430517.97.1869.27.1+219
25 to 2935720.97.710110.77.0+257
30 to 3422513.27.39710.37.5+128
35 to 391186.97.5778.28.0+41
40 to 44925.47.7687.27.3+24
45 to 49613.67.0576.17.2+4
50 to 54724.26.5768.16.5-4
55 to 59784.65.7667.05.8+12
60 to 64633.75.2323.44.6+31
65 to 69412.44.0475.04.2-6
70 to 74382.23.6202.13.8+18
75 to 79150.93.0171.83.4-2
80 to 84100.62.6141.52.6-4
85 and over160.92.3141.51.8+2

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, Travancore: 0.9% 80 to 84, Travancore: 0.6% 75 to 79, Travancore: 0.9% 70 to 74, Travancore: 2.2% 65 to 69, Travancore: 2.4% 60 to 64, Travancore: 3.7% 55 to 59, Travancore: 4.6% 50 to 54, Travancore: 4.2% 45 to 49, Travancore: 3.6% 40 to 44, Travancore: 5.4% 35 to 39, Travancore: 6.9% 30 to 34, Travancore: 13.2% 25 to 29, Travancore: 20.9% 20 to 24, Travancore: 17.9% 15 to 19, Travancore: 4.2% 10 to 14, Travancore: 1.7% 5 to 9, Travancore: 2.9% 0 to 4, Travancore: 3.8%
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, Travancore: +2 80 to 84, Travancore: -4 75 to 79, Travancore: -2 70 to 74, Travancore: +18 65 to 69, Travancore: -6 60 to 64, Travancore: +31 55 to 59, Travancore: +12 50 to 54, Travancore: -4 45 to 49, Travancore: +4 40 to 44, Travancore: +24 35 to 39, Travancore: +41 30 to 34, Travancore: +128 25 to 29, Travancore: +257 20 to 24, Travancore: +219 15 to 19, Travancore: +11 10 to 14, Travancore: -7 5 to 9, Travancore: +15 0 to 4, Travancore: +27
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 Travancore 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, 8.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 7.0% 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 Travancore and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (20.9% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (17.9% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (13.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (1.7% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Travancore's population increased by 767 people (81.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 12.69% 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 (+257 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+219 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+128 persons)