There were 636 people over the age of 85 living in Capel Sound in 2016, with largest age group being 85 and over year olds.
The Age Structure of Capel Sound provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Capel Sound'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|
|Capel Sound - 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||198||4.0||5.2||215||4.7||5.8||-17|
|5 to 9||190||3.9||6.2||198||4.3||6.2||-8|
|10 to 14||209||4.3||6.0||202||4.4||6.3||+7|
|15 to 19||178||3.6||5.8||181||4.0||6.3||-3|
|20 to 24||183||3.7||4.8||186||4.1||4.9||-3|
|25 to 29||188||3.8||4.2||178||3.9||4.1||+10|
|30 to 34||200||4.1||4.5||191||4.2||4.5||+9|
|35 to 39||196||4.0||5.1||188||4.1||6.2||+8|
|40 to 44||203||4.1||6.5||217||4.7||7.1||-14|
|45 to 49||235||4.8||7.0||189||4.1||6.9||+46|
|50 to 54||228||4.6||6.7||180||3.9||6.7||+48|
|55 to 59||250||5.1||6.8||223||4.9||6.4||+27|
|60 to 64||297||6.1||6.8||241||5.3||7.0||+56|
|65 to 69||368||7.5||7.3||284||6.2||6.3||+84|
|70 to 74||320||6.5||6.2||329||7.2||5.1||-9|
|75 to 79||394||8.0||4.6||381||8.3||4.0||+13|
|80 to 84||432||8.8||3.2||449||9.8||3.2||-17|
|85 and over||636||13.0||3.3||540||11.8||2.9||+96|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Capel Sound 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, 12.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 43.8% 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 Capel Sound and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (13.0% compared to 3.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (8.8% compared to 3.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (8.0% compared to 4.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (4.1% compared to 6.5%)
From 2011 to 2016, Capel Sound's population increased by 333 people (7.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.42% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 85 and over (+96 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+84 persons)
- 60 to 64 (+56 persons)