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Mount Eliza

Five year age groups

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There were 446 people over the age of 85 living in Mount Eliza in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mount Eliza provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Mount Eliza'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 Mount Eliza'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Mount Eliza - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
0 to 49475.35.28935.25.8+54
5 to 91,4748.36.21,2297.16.2+245
10 to 141,4047.96.01,3427.86.3+62
15 to 191,2907.25.81,2997.56.3-9
20 to 247894.44.87974.64.9-8
25 to 294252.44.24012.34.1+24
30 to 345092.94.55273.14.5-18
35 to 399355.25.19655.66.2-30
40 to 441,3287.56.51,3707.97.1-42
45 to 491,5168.57.01,3377.86.9+179
50 to 541,3437.56.71,3387.86.7+5
55 to 591,1866.76.81,2457.26.4-59
60 to 641,0826.16.81,2157.07.0-133
65 to 691,1146.37.31,0486.16.3+66
70 to 749205.26.28004.65.1+120
75 to 796603.74.65623.34.0+98
80 to 844542.53.24312.53.2+23
85 and over4462.53.34362.52.9+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.3% 80 to 84, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.2% 75 to 79, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.6% 70 to 74, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.2% 65 to 69, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.3% 60 to 64, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.8% 55 to 59, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.8% 50 to 54, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.7% 45 to 49, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.0% 40 to 44, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% 35 to 39, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.1% 30 to 34, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.5% 25 to 29, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.2% 20 to 24, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.8% 15 to 19, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.8% 10 to 14, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.0% 5 to 9, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.2% 0 to 4, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.2% 85 and over, Mount Eliza: 2.5% 80 to 84, Mount Eliza: 2.5% 75 to 79, Mount Eliza: 3.7% 70 to 74, Mount Eliza: 5.2% 65 to 69, Mount Eliza: 6.3% 60 to 64, Mount Eliza: 6.1% 55 to 59, Mount Eliza: 6.7% 50 to 54, Mount Eliza: 7.5% 45 to 49, Mount Eliza: 8.5% 40 to 44, Mount Eliza: 7.5% 35 to 39, Mount Eliza: 5.2% 30 to 34, Mount Eliza: 2.9% 25 to 29, Mount Eliza: 2.4% 20 to 24, Mount Eliza: 4.4% 15 to 19, Mount Eliza: 7.2% 10 to 14, Mount Eliza: 7.9% 5 to 9, Mount Eliza: 8.3% 0 to 4, Mount Eliza: 5.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Mount Eliza: +10 80 to 84, Mount Eliza: +23 75 to 79, Mount Eliza: +98 70 to 74, Mount Eliza: +120 65 to 69, Mount Eliza: +66 60 to 64, Mount Eliza: -133 55 to 59, Mount Eliza: -59 50 to 54, Mount Eliza: +5 45 to 49, Mount Eliza: +179 40 to 44, Mount Eliza: -42 35 to 39, Mount Eliza: -30 30 to 34, Mount Eliza: -18 25 to 29, Mount Eliza: +24 20 to 24, Mount Eliza: -8 15 to 19, Mount Eliza: -9 10 to 14, Mount Eliza: +62 5 to 9, Mount Eliza: +245 0 to 4, Mount Eliza: +54
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Mount Eliza 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, 21.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.2% 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 Mount Eliza and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (8.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (2.4% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (2.9% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Mount Eliza's population increased by 587 people (3.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.67% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 5 to 9 (+245 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+179 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (-133 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+120 persons)

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