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Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat

Five year age groups

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There were 45 people over the age of 85 living in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat'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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat'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
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
0 to 41274.65.21645.95.8-37
5 to 91635.96.21886.76.2-24
10 to 141927.06.01846.66.3+9
15 to 191385.05.81957.06.3-57
20 to 241094.04.81023.74.9+7
25 to 29602.24.2552.04.1+5
30 to 34732.64.5682.54.5+4
35 to 391244.55.11334.86.2-9
40 to 441676.16.52097.57.1-42
45 to 492198.07.02488.96.9-29
50 to 542709.86.72438.76.7+27
55 to 592398.76.82378.56.4+2
60 to 642559.36.82458.87.0+10
65 to 692348.57.32107.56.3+24
70 to 741595.86.21455.25.1+14
75 to 791124.14.6853.04.0+28
80 to 84652.43.2471.73.2+19
85 and over451.63.3240.92.9+20

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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.6% 80 to 84, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.4% 75 to 79, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 4.1% 70 to 74, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 5.8% 65 to 69, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 8.5% 60 to 64, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 9.3% 55 to 59, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 8.7% 50 to 54, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 9.8% 45 to 49, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 8.0% 40 to 44, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 6.1% 35 to 39, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 4.5% 30 to 34, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.6% 25 to 29, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.2% 20 to 24, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 4.0% 15 to 19, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 5.0% 10 to 14, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 7.0% 5 to 9, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 5.9% 0 to 4, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 4.6%
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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +20 80 to 84, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +19 75 to 79, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +28 70 to 74, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +14 65 to 69, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +24 60 to 64, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +10 55 to 59, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +2 50 to 54, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +27 45 to 49, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -29 40 to 44, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -42 35 to 39, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -9 30 to 34, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +4 25 to 29, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +5 20 to 24, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +7 15 to 19, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -57 10 to 14, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +9 5 to 9, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -24 0 to 4, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -37
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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 22.4% 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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (9.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (9.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (8.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (2.2% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat's population decreased by 29 people (1.0%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.21% per year over the period.

The largest change in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 was in the age group:

  • 15 to 19 (-57 persons)

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