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District Council of Mount Barker

Five year age groups

There were 466 people over the age of 85 living in the District Council of Mount Barker in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of the District Council of Mount Barker provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the District Council of Mount Barker'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 the District Council of Mount Barker'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
District Council of Mount Barker - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
0 to 42,1247.16.01,8246.95.7+300
5 to 92,1287.15.72,0687.86.0+60
10 to 142,2627.66.02,1038.06.4+159
15 to 192,0666.96.61,9567.46.8+110
20 to 241,6485.57.11,4725.67.1+176
25 to 291,5735.37.01,3105.06.2+263
30 to 341,6555.66.41,7986.86.6-143
35 to 392,2097.46.72,1258.07.2+84
40 to 442,3718.07.12,0707.87.4+301
45 to 492,2667.67.12,0977.97.4+169
50 to 542,1547.26.91,8477.06.8+307
55 to 591,9216.56.21,7326.66.5+189
60 to 641,7675.95.81,2364.74.9+531
65 to 691,2964.44.48103.13.9+486
70 to 748052.73.46322.43.3+173
75 to 795812.02.85902.23.2-9
80 to 844721.62.44031.52.6+69
85 and over4661.62.43611.42.1+105

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 80 to 84, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 75 to 79, Greater Adelaide: 2.8% 70 to 74, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% 65 to 69, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Adelaide: 5.8% 55 to 59, Greater Adelaide: 6.2% 50 to 54, Greater Adelaide: 6.9% 45 to 49, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 40 to 44, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 35 to 39, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% 30 to 34, Greater Adelaide: 6.4% 25 to 29, Greater Adelaide: 7.0% 20 to 24, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 15 to 19, Greater Adelaide: 6.6% 10 to 14, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 5 to 9, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% 0 to 4, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 85 and over, District Council of Mount Barker: 1.6% 80 to 84, District Council of Mount Barker: 1.6% 75 to 79, District Council of Mount Barker: 2.0% 70 to 74, District Council of Mount Barker: 2.7% 65 to 69, District Council of Mount Barker: 4.4% 60 to 64, District Council of Mount Barker: 5.9% 55 to 59, District Council of Mount Barker: 6.5% 50 to 54, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.2% 45 to 49, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.6% 40 to 44, District Council of Mount Barker: 8.0% 35 to 39, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.4% 30 to 34, District Council of Mount Barker: 5.6% 25 to 29, District Council of Mount Barker: 5.3% 20 to 24, District Council of Mount Barker: 5.5% 15 to 19, District Council of Mount Barker: 6.9% 10 to 14, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.6% 5 to 9, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.1% 0 to 4, District Council of Mount Barker: 7.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, District Council of Mount Barker: +105 80 to 84, District Council of Mount Barker: +69 75 to 79, District Council of Mount Barker: -9 70 to 74, District Council of Mount Barker: +173 65 to 69, District Council of Mount Barker: +486 60 to 64, District Council of Mount Barker: +531 55 to 59, District Council of Mount Barker: +189 50 to 54, District Council of Mount Barker: +307 45 to 49, District Council of Mount Barker: +169 40 to 44, District Council of Mount Barker: +301 35 to 39, District Council of Mount Barker: +84 30 to 34, District Council of Mount Barker: -143 25 to 29, District Council of Mount Barker: +263 20 to 24, District Council of Mount Barker: +176 15 to 19, District Council of Mount Barker: +110 10 to 14, District Council of Mount Barker: +159 5 to 9, District Council of Mount Barker: +60 0 to 4, District Council of Mount Barker: +300
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of the District Council of Mount Barker in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 21.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.7% and 15.5% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of the District Council of Mount Barker and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.6% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.1% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.5% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, District Council of Mount Barker's population increased by 3,330 people (12.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.4% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 60 to 64 (+531 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+486 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+307 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+301 persons)

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