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There were 745 people over the age of 85 living in Mornington in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mornington provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Mornington'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 Mornington'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
Mornington - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,4016.35.81,3606.55.7+41
5 to 91,3386.06.21,3336.36.4+5
10 to 141,2935.86.31,2035.76.8+90
15 to 191,2285.56.31,1745.66.8+54
20 to 241,1105.04.99444.54.7+166
25 to 299094.14.11,0755.14.1-166
30 to 341,1865.34.51,4036.75.4-217
35 to 391,6157.26.21,4877.16.6+128
40 to 441,5927.17.11,3706.57.0+222
45 to 491,4126.36.91,3136.27.1+99
50 to 541,3656.16.71,1975.76.5+168
55 to 591,3175.96.41,4166.76.9-99
60 to 641,5376.97.01,2726.06.3+265
65 to 691,4266.46.31,1275.45.4+299
70 to 741,1054.95.11,0004.84.6+105
75 to 799744.34.09434.54.3+31
80 to 848563.83.27693.73.1+87
85 and over7453.32.96403.02.4+105

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, Mornington: 3.3% 80 to 84, Mornington: 3.8% 75 to 79, Mornington: 4.3% 70 to 74, Mornington: 4.9% 65 to 69, Mornington: 6.4% 60 to 64, Mornington: 6.9% 55 to 59, Mornington: 5.9% 50 to 54, Mornington: 6.1% 45 to 49, Mornington: 6.3% 40 to 44, Mornington: 7.1% 35 to 39, Mornington: 7.2% 30 to 34, Mornington: 5.3% 25 to 29, Mornington: 4.1% 20 to 24, Mornington: 5.0% 15 to 19, Mornington: 5.5% 10 to 14, Mornington: 5.8% 5 to 9, Mornington: 6.0% 0 to 4, Mornington: 6.3%
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, Mornington: +105 80 to 84, Mornington: +87 75 to 79, Mornington: +31 70 to 74, Mornington: +105 65 to 69, Mornington: +299 60 to 64, Mornington: +265 55 to 59, Mornington: -99 50 to 54, Mornington: +168 45 to 49, Mornington: +99 40 to 44, Mornington: +222 35 to 39, Mornington: +128 30 to 34, Mornington: -217 25 to 29, Mornington: -166 20 to 24, Mornington: +166 15 to 19, Mornington: +54 10 to 14, Mornington: +90 5 to 9, Mornington: +5 0 to 4, Mornington: +41
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 Mornington in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.8% 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 Mornington and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.2% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (5.3% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (6.1% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mornington's population increased by 1,381 people (6.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.28% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+299 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+265 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+222 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-217 persons)