Bittern - Crib Point
Five year age groups
There were 65 people over the age of 85 living in Bittern - Crib Point in 2016, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.
The Age Structure of Bittern - Crib Point provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Bittern - Crib Point'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|
|Bittern - Crib Point - 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||396||5.8||5.2||419||6.6||5.8||-23|
|5 to 9||489||7.2||6.2||489||7.7||6.2||+1|
|10 to 14||457||6.7||6.0||503||7.9||6.3||-46|
|15 to 19||425||6.2||5.8||475||7.4||6.3||-49|
|20 to 24||370||5.4||4.8||402||6.3||4.9||-32|
|25 to 29||398||5.8||4.2||317||5.0||4.1||+81|
|30 to 34||417||6.1||4.5||306||4.8||4.5||+111|
|35 to 39||410||6.0||5.1||469||7.4||6.2||-59|
|40 to 44||480||7.0||6.5||530||8.3||7.1||-50|
|45 to 49||521||7.6||7.0||493||7.7||6.9||+27|
|50 to 54||507||7.4||6.7||486||7.6||6.7||+21|
|55 to 59||535||7.8||6.8||411||6.4||6.4||+124|
|60 to 64||443||6.5||6.8||336||5.3||7.0||+107|
|65 to 69||387||5.7||7.3||303||4.7||6.3||+84|
|70 to 74||271||4.0||6.2||192||3.0||5.1||+79|
|75 to 79||168||2.5||4.6||96||1.5||4.0||+72|
|80 to 84||95||1.4||3.2||89||1.4||3.2||+6|
|85 and over||65||1.0||3.3||57||0.9||2.9||+8|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 19.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.4% 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 Bittern - Crib Point and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.0% compared to 3.3%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.0% compared to 6.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (2.5% compared to 4.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (1.4% compared to 3.2%)
From 2011 to 2016, Bittern - Crib Point's population increased by 461 people (7.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.41% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 55 to 59 (+124 persons)
- 30 to 34 (+111 persons)
- 60 to 64 (+107 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+84 persons)