Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck
Five year age groups
There were 1,347 people over the age of 85 living in Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2016, with largest age group being 65 to 69 year olds.
The Age Structure of Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 14.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 32.9% 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 Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (6.0% compared to 3.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (5.2% compared to 3.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (6.3% compared to 4.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (4.8% compared to 6.2%)
From 2011 to 2016, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck's population increased by 1,576 people (7.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.48% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 65 to 69 (+355 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+208 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+191 persons)
- 45 to 49 (+173 persons)