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Mount Martha

Five year age groups

There were 404 people over the age of 85 living in Mount Martha in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mount Martha 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 Martha'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 Martha'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
Mount Martha - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,1286.65.81,0317.05.7+98
5 to 91,2857.56.21,1207.66.4+165
10 to 141,2757.56.31,1247.76.8+151
15 to 191,0946.46.39326.36.8+162
20 to 246814.04.95643.84.7+117
25 to 294912.94.15423.74.1-51
30 to 347764.54.58455.75.4-69
35 to 391,2057.16.21,2238.36.6-18
40 to 441,5108.87.11,1127.67.0+398
45 to 491,2807.56.91,0737.37.1+207
50 to 541,0836.36.79466.46.5+137
55 to 599415.56.49566.56.9-15
60 to 641,1456.77.08766.06.3+269
65 to 699925.86.36404.45.4+352
70 to 747504.45.15593.84.6+191
75 to 795603.34.04673.24.3+93
80 to 844752.83.23502.43.1+125
85 and over4042.42.93292.22.4+75

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, Mount Martha: 2.4% 80 to 84, Mount Martha: 2.8% 75 to 79, Mount Martha: 3.3% 70 to 74, Mount Martha: 4.4% 65 to 69, Mount Martha: 5.8% 60 to 64, Mount Martha: 6.7% 55 to 59, Mount Martha: 5.5% 50 to 54, Mount Martha: 6.3% 45 to 49, Mount Martha: 7.5% 40 to 44, Mount Martha: 8.8% 35 to 39, Mount Martha: 7.1% 30 to 34, Mount Martha: 4.5% 25 to 29, Mount Martha: 2.9% 20 to 24, Mount Martha: 4.0% 15 to 19, Mount Martha: 6.4% 10 to 14, Mount Martha: 7.5% 5 to 9, Mount Martha: 7.5% 0 to 4, Mount Martha: 6.6%
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, Mount Martha: +75 80 to 84, Mount Martha: +125 75 to 79, Mount Martha: +93 70 to 74, Mount Martha: +191 65 to 69, Mount Martha: +352 60 to 64, Mount Martha: +269 55 to 59, Mount Martha: -15 50 to 54, Mount Martha: +137 45 to 49, Mount Martha: +207 40 to 44, Mount Martha: +398 35 to 39, Mount Martha: -18 30 to 34, Mount Martha: -69 25 to 29, Mount Martha: -51 20 to 24, Mount Martha: +117 15 to 19, Mount Martha: +162 10 to 14, Mount Martha: +151 5 to 9, Mount Martha: +165 0 to 4, Mount Martha: +98
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 Mount Martha in 2011 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, 21.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.6% 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 Mount Martha and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (8.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.5% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (2.9% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mount Martha's population increased by 2,385 people (16.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.05% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (+398 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+352 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+269 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+207 persons)