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Shire of Morawa

Five year age groups

There were 19 people over the age of 85 living in the Shire of Morawa in 2011, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Shire of Morawa provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the Shire of Morawa'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 the Shire of Morawa'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
Shire of Morawa - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
0 to 4616.87.2465.67.2+15
5 to 9758.47.0708.57.8+5
10 to 148910.07.18310.17.7+6
15 to 199911.16.09111.16.6+8
20 to 24313.55.8384.65.6-7
25 to 29495.56.9172.16.0+32
30 to 34293.26.8465.67.1-17
35 to 39525.87.4738.97.8-21
40 to 44697.77.7496.07.9+20
45 to 49687.67.4637.77.7+5
50 to 54647.27.3425.17.0+22
55 to 59465.16.4404.96.2+6
60 to 64343.85.5465.64.6-12
65 to 69424.73.9374.53.6+5
70 to 74262.92.9334.02.6-7
75 to 79262.92.0202.42.1+6
80 to 84151.71.5101.21.4+5
85 and over192.11.2192.31.10

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, Regional WA: 1.2% 80 to 84, Regional WA: 1.5% 75 to 79, Regional WA: 2.0% 70 to 74, Regional WA: 2.9% 65 to 69, Regional WA: 3.9% 60 to 64, Regional WA: 5.5% 55 to 59, Regional WA: 6.4% 50 to 54, Regional WA: 7.3% 45 to 49, Regional WA: 7.4% 40 to 44, Regional WA: 7.7% 35 to 39, Regional WA: 7.4% 30 to 34, Regional WA: 6.8% 25 to 29, Regional WA: 6.9% 20 to 24, Regional WA: 5.8% 15 to 19, Regional WA: 6.0% 10 to 14, Regional WA: 7.1% 5 to 9, Regional WA: 7.0% 0 to 4, Regional WA: 7.2% 85 and over, Shire of Morawa: 2.1% 80 to 84, Shire of Morawa: 1.7% 75 to 79, Shire of Morawa: 2.9% 70 to 74, Shire of Morawa: 2.9% 65 to 69, Shire of Morawa: 4.7% 60 to 64, Shire of Morawa: 3.8% 55 to 59, Shire of Morawa: 5.1% 50 to 54, Shire of Morawa: 7.2% 45 to 49, Shire of Morawa: 7.6% 40 to 44, Shire of Morawa: 7.7% 35 to 39, Shire of Morawa: 5.8% 30 to 34, Shire of Morawa: 3.2% 25 to 29, Shire of Morawa: 5.5% 20 to 24, Shire of Morawa: 3.5% 15 to 19, Shire of Morawa: 11.1% 10 to 14, Shire of Morawa: 10.0% 5 to 9, Shire of Morawa: 8.4% 0 to 4, Shire of Morawa: 6.8%
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, Shire of Morawa: 0 80 to 84, Shire of Morawa: +5 75 to 79, Shire of Morawa: +6 70 to 74, Shire of Morawa: -7 65 to 69, Shire of Morawa: +5 60 to 64, Shire of Morawa: -12 55 to 59, Shire of Morawa: +6 50 to 54, Shire of Morawa: +22 45 to 49, Shire of Morawa: +5 40 to 44, Shire of Morawa: +20 35 to 39, Shire of Morawa: -21 30 to 34, Shire of Morawa: -17 25 to 29, Shire of Morawa: +32 20 to 24, Shire of Morawa: -7 15 to 19, Shire of Morawa: +8 10 to 14, Shire of Morawa: +6 5 to 9, Shire of Morawa: +5 0 to 4, Shire of Morawa: +15
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 the Shire of Morawa in 2011 compared to Regional WA shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 25.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.3% and 11.5% respectively for Regional WA.

The major differences between the age structure of the Shire of Morawa and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (11.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (10.0% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (3.2% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (3.5% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Shire of Morawa's population increased by 71 people (8.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.67% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in the Shire of Morawa between 2006 and 2011.

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