There were 82 people over the age of 85 living in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016, 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - 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||57||3.4||5.2||68||4.2||5.8||-11|
|5 to 9||75||4.5||6.2||75||4.7||6.2||0|
|10 to 14||84||5.0||6.0||84||5.2||6.3||0|
|15 to 19||79||4.7||5.8||97||6.0||6.3||-18|
|20 to 24||48||2.9||4.8||55||3.4||4.9||-7|
|25 to 29||33||2.0||4.2||28||1.7||4.1||+5|
|30 to 34||36||2.2||4.5||35||2.2||4.5||+1|
|35 to 39||39||2.4||5.1||52||3.2||6.2||-12|
|40 to 44||84||5.0||6.5||78||4.8||7.1||+6|
|45 to 49||86||5.1||7.0||94||5.8||6.9||-8|
|50 to 54||121||7.2||6.7||144||8.9||6.7||-23|
|55 to 59||174||10.4||6.8||141||8.7||6.4||+33|
|60 to 64||179||10.7||6.8||187||11.5||7.0||-7|
|65 to 69||176||10.5||7.3||152||9.4||6.3||+24|
|70 to 74||160||9.5||6.2||133||8.2||5.1||+27|
|75 to 79||114||6.8||4.6||63||3.9||4.0||+50|
|80 to 84||49||3.0||3.2||61||3.8||3.2||-11|
|85 and over||82||4.9||3.3||69||4.3||2.9||+13|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016 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, 12.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 34.6% 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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (10.7% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (10.4% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (9.5% compared to 6.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (10.5% compared to 7.3%)
From 2011 to 2016, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo's population increased by 60 people (3.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.73% per year over the period.
The largest change in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 was in the age group:
- 75 to 79 (+50 persons)