Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat
Five year age groups
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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - 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||127||4.6||5.2||164||5.9||5.8||-37|
|5 to 9||163||5.9||6.2||188||6.7||6.2||-24|
|10 to 14||192||7.0||6.0||184||6.6||6.3||+9|
|15 to 19||138||5.0||5.8||195||7.0||6.3||-57|
|20 to 24||109||4.0||4.8||102||3.7||4.9||+7|
|25 to 29||60||2.2||4.2||55||2.0||4.1||+5|
|30 to 34||73||2.6||4.5||68||2.5||4.5||+4|
|35 to 39||124||4.5||5.1||133||4.8||6.2||-9|
|40 to 44||167||6.1||6.5||209||7.5||7.1||-42|
|45 to 49||219||8.0||7.0||248||8.9||6.9||-29|
|50 to 54||270||9.8||6.7||243||8.7||6.7||+27|
|55 to 59||239||8.7||6.8||237||8.5||6.4||+2|
|60 to 64||255||9.3||6.8||245||8.8||7.0||+10|
|65 to 69||234||8.5||7.3||210||7.5||6.3||+24|
|70 to 74||159||5.8||6.2||145||5.2||5.1||+14|
|75 to 79||112||4.1||4.6||85||3.0||4.0||+28|
|80 to 84||65||2.4||3.2||47||1.7||3.2||+19|
|85 and over||45||1.6||3.3||24||0.9||2.9||+20|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
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%)
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)