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?'
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.