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Five year age groups

There were 3,559 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Moreland in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Moreland 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 City of Moreland'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 City of Moreland'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
City of Moreland - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
0 to 49,5436.56.58,4556.26.3+1,088
5 to 97,6665.26.07,1375.36.3+529
10 to 146,6464.55.96,7144.96.4-68
15 to 196,9684.76.37,0985.26.7-130
20 to 2412,0178.27.510,6857.97.4+1,332
25 to 2915,07010.27.912,2649.07.1+2,806
30 to 3414,2989.77.512,5839.37.7+1,715
35 to 3912,3888.47.511,6648.67.9+724
40 to 4410,9097.47.59,8817.37.5+1,028
45 to 499,3356.36.98,5726.37.2+763
50 to 548,1095.56.47,0905.26.4+1,019
55 to 596,5634.55.66,1124.55.9+451
60 to 645,6833.95.14,9953.74.5+688
65 to 694,6003.13.95,3213.93.6-721
70 to 744,8893.33.05,5454.13.0-656
75 to 794,8453.32.45,2113.82.6-366
80 to 844,1562.82.03,9192.92.0+237
85 and over3,5592.41.82,5191.91.6+1,040

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, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 3.9% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% 85 and over, City of Moreland: 2.4% 80 to 84, City of Moreland: 2.8% 75 to 79, City of Moreland: 3.3% 70 to 74, City of Moreland: 3.3% 65 to 69, City of Moreland: 3.1% 60 to 64, City of Moreland: 3.9% 55 to 59, City of Moreland: 4.5% 50 to 54, City of Moreland: 5.5% 45 to 49, City of Moreland: 6.3% 40 to 44, City of Moreland: 7.4% 35 to 39, City of Moreland: 8.4% 30 to 34, City of Moreland: 9.7% 25 to 29, City of Moreland: 10.2% 20 to 24, City of Moreland: 8.2% 15 to 19, City of Moreland: 4.7% 10 to 14, City of Moreland: 4.5% 5 to 9, City of Moreland: 5.2% 0 to 4, City of Moreland: 6.5%
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, City of Moreland: +1,040 80 to 84, City of Moreland: +237 75 to 79, City of Moreland: -366 70 to 74, City of Moreland: -656 65 to 69, City of Moreland: -721 60 to 64, City of Moreland: +688 55 to 59, City of Moreland: +451 50 to 54, City of Moreland: +1,019 45 to 49, City of Moreland: +763 40 to 44, City of Moreland: +1,028 35 to 39, City of Moreland: +724 30 to 34, City of Moreland: +1,715 25 to 29, City of Moreland: +2,806 20 to 24, City of Moreland: +1,332 15 to 19, City of Moreland: -130 10 to 14, City of Moreland: -68 5 to 9, City of Moreland: +529 0 to 4, City of Moreland: +1,088
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 City of Moreland in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.5% and 13.1% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Moreland and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (10.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (9.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.7% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.5% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Moreland's population increased by 11,479 people (8.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.64% 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 (+2,806 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+1,715 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+1,332 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+1,088 persons)

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