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Five year age groups

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There were 4,311 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Moreland in 2016, 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
City of Moreland - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
0 to 410,2646.36.49,5436.56.5+721
5 to 98,6975.36.27,6665.26.0+1,031
10 to 147,1364.45.76,6464.55.9+490
15 to 197,1154.46.06,9684.76.3+147
20 to 2412,8787.97.412,0178.27.5+861
25 to 2917,93011.08.115,07010.27.9+2,860
30 to 3417,49710.88.214,2989.77.5+3,199
35 to 3914,1718.77.312,3888.47.5+1,783
40 to 4411,4987.17.010,9097.47.5+589
45 to 4910,2746.36.99,3356.36.9+939
50 to 548,9365.56.28,1095.56.4+827
55 to 597,6744.75.76,5634.55.6+1,111
60 to 646,1743.84.95,6833.95.1+491
65 to 695,2983.34.44,6003.13.9+698
70 to 744,2592.63.34,8893.33.0-630
75 to 794,4892.82.54,8453.32.4-356
80 to 843,9702.41.94,1562.82.0-186
85 and over4,3112.72.03,5592.41.8+752

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, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% 80 to 84, Greater Melbourne: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 70 to 74, Greater Melbourne: 3.3% 65 to 69, Greater Melbourne: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% 55 to 59, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 45 to 49, Greater Melbourne: 6.9% 40 to 44, Greater Melbourne: 7.0% 35 to 39, Greater Melbourne: 7.3% 30 to 34, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% 25 to 29, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% 20 to 24, Greater Melbourne: 7.4% 15 to 19, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% 10 to 14, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% 5 to 9, Greater Melbourne: 6.2% 0 to 4, Greater Melbourne: 6.4% 85 and over, City of Moreland: 2.7% 80 to 84, City of Moreland: 2.4% 75 to 79, City of Moreland: 2.8% 70 to 74, City of Moreland: 2.6% 65 to 69, City of Moreland: 3.3% 60 to 64, City of Moreland: 3.8% 55 to 59, City of Moreland: 4.7% 50 to 54, City of Moreland: 5.5% 45 to 49, City of Moreland: 6.3% 40 to 44, City of Moreland: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Moreland: 8.7% 30 to 34, City of Moreland: 10.8% 25 to 29, City of Moreland: 11.0% 20 to 24, City of Moreland: 7.9% 15 to 19, City of Moreland: 4.4% 10 to 14, City of Moreland: 4.4% 5 to 9, City of Moreland: 5.3% 0 to 4, City of Moreland: 6.3%
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, City of Moreland: +752 80 to 84, City of Moreland: -186 75 to 79, City of Moreland: -356 70 to 74, City of Moreland: -630 65 to 69, City of Moreland: +698 60 to 64, City of Moreland: +491 55 to 59, City of Moreland: +1,111 50 to 54, City of Moreland: +827 45 to 49, City of Moreland: +939 40 to 44, City of Moreland: +589 35 to 39, City of Moreland: +1,783 30 to 34, City of Moreland: +3,199 25 to 29, City of Moreland: +2,860 20 to 24, City of Moreland: +861 15 to 19, City of Moreland: +147 10 to 14, City of Moreland: +490 5 to 9, City of Moreland: +1,031 0 to 4, City of Moreland: +721
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 the City of Moreland in 2016 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.3% and 14.0% 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 (11.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (10.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (8.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (4.4% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Moreland's population increased by 15,327 people (10.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.0% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+3,199 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+2,860 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+1,783 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (+1,111 persons)

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