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Mornington Peninsula ShireCommunity profile

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There were 38 people over the age of 85 living in Tyabb in 2016, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.

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

Age structure - Five year age groups
Tyabb - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
0 to 41615518966-29
5 to 91986620766-9
10 to 1423576230765
15 to 192568626986-13
20 to 24221751886533
25 to 29213641685444
30 to 34173541545419
35 to 391705521776-47
40 to 4424477236778
45 to 492437726487-20
50 to 54258872397719
55 to 59282872347648
60 to 6422777219778
65 to 69197671645633
70 to 74134461063528
75 to 7910535502455
80 to 8438135523-16
85 and over3813161322
Total population3,4011001003,212100100188
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Tyabb 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 15.1% 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 Tyabb and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.0% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.1% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (1.1% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Tyabb's population increased by 189 people (5.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.15% per year over the period.

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

  • 75 to 79 (+55 persons)

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