Baxter - Pearcedale
Five year age groups
There were 32 people over the age of 85 living in Baxter - Pearcedale in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.
The Age Structure of Baxter - Pearcedale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Baxter - Pearcedale'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Baxter - Pearcedale - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||Mornington Peninsula Shire %||Number||%||Mornington Peninsula Shire %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||139||6.0||5.2||144||6.1||5.8||-5|
|5 to 9||115||4.9||6.2||117||5.0||6.2||-2|
|10 to 14||125||5.4||6.0||144||6.1||6.3||-18|
|15 to 19||138||5.9||5.8||147||6.3||6.3||-9|
|20 to 24||172||7.3||4.8||163||6.9||4.9||+9|
|25 to 29||192||8.2||4.2||183||7.8||4.1||+9|
|30 to 34||146||6.3||4.5||182||7.8||4.5||-36|
|35 to 39||140||6.0||5.1||152||6.5||6.2||-12|
|40 to 44||146||6.2||6.5||157||6.7||7.1||-11|
|45 to 49||157||6.7||7.0||176||7.5||6.9||-19|
|50 to 54||170||7.2||6.7||184||7.8||6.7||-14|
|55 to 59||178||7.6||6.8||169||7.2||6.4||+9|
|60 to 64||151||6.4||6.8||183||7.8||7.0||-33|
|65 to 69||138||5.9||7.3||101||4.3||6.3||+37|
|70 to 74||94||4.0||6.2||80||3.4||5.1||+13|
|75 to 79||70||3.0||4.6||26||1.1||4.0||+44|
|80 to 84||37||1.6||3.2||23||1.0||3.2||+14|
|85 and over||32||1.4||3.3||17||0.7||2.9||+15|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Baxter - Pearcedale in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 16.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.3% and 24.6% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.
The major differences between the age structure of Baxter - Pearcedale and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.2% compared to 4.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.3% compared to 4.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.0% compared to 6.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.4% compared to 3.3%)
From 2011 to 2016, Baxter - Pearcedale's population decreased by 10 people (0.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.08% per year over the period.
There were no major differences in Baxter - Pearcedale between 2011 and 2016.