Mornington Peninsula ShireCommunity profile
Skip to content

Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Five year age groups

There were 69 people over the age of 85 living in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
0 to 4684.25.8884.25.7-20
5 to 9764.76.21326.36.4-57
10 to 14845.26.31808.66.8-95
15 to 19976.06.31527.26.8-55
20 to 24553.44.9291.44.7+27
25 to 29281.74.1552.64.1-27
30 to 34352.24.5834.05.4-48
35 to 39523.26.21195.66.6-66
40 to 44794.87.11396.67.0-60
45 to 49945.86.91778.47.1-82
50 to 541458.96.71617.76.5-17
55 to 591428.76.41728.26.9-31
60 to 6418711.57.01738.26.3+14
65 to 691529.46.31446.95.4+8
70 to 741348.25.11024.94.6+31
75 to 79643.94.0974.64.3-33
80 to 84613.83.2482.33.1+13
85 and over694.32.9512.42.4+18

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.9% 80 to 84, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.2% 75 to 79, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.0% 70 to 74, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.1% 65 to 69, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.3% 60 to 64, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.0% 55 to 59, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.4% 50 to 54, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.7% 45 to 49, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.9% 40 to 44, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.1% 35 to 39, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.2% 30 to 34, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.5% 25 to 29, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% 20 to 24, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% 15 to 19, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.3% 10 to 14, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.3% 5 to 9, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.2% 0 to 4, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.8% 85 and over, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 4.3% 80 to 84, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 3.8% 75 to 79, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 3.9% 70 to 74, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 8.2% 65 to 69, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 9.4% 60 to 64, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 11.5% 55 to 59, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 8.7% 50 to 54, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 8.9% 45 to 49, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 5.8% 40 to 44, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 4.8% 35 to 39, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 3.2% 30 to 34, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.2% 25 to 29, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.7% 20 to 24, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 3.4% 15 to 19, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 6.0% 10 to 14, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 5.2% 5 to 9, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 4.7% 0 to 4, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 4.2%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +18 80 to 84, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +13 75 to 79, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -33 70 to 74, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +31 65 to 69, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +8 60 to 64, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +14 55 to 59, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -31 50 to 54, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -17 45 to 49, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -82 40 to 44, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -60 35 to 39, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -66 30 to 34, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -48 25 to 29, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -27 20 to 24, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +27 15 to 19, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -55 10 to 14, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -95 5 to 9, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -57 0 to 4, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -20
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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 14.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 29.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.4% and 21.5% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between the age structure of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (11.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (8.2% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (9.4% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (3.2% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo's population decreased by 480 people (22.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -5.05% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 10 to 14 (-95 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-82 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-66 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-60 persons)