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Shire of Mundaring

Five year age groups

There were 473 people over the age of 85 living in the Shire of Mundaring in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of the Shire of Mundaring 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 Shire of Mundaring'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 Shire of Mundaring'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
Shire of Mundaring - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,9425.36.61,9265.56.1+16
5 to 92,3046.36.22,5517.36.4-247
10 to 142,7237.56.42,8998.36.9-176
15 to 192,7837.66.82,8228.07.3-39
20 to 242,1746.07.51,8215.27.3+353
25 to 291,6114.47.71,4104.06.5+201
30 to 341,7814.97.01,9395.57.0-158
35 to 392,3896.57.22,6247.57.5-235
40 to 442,9368.07.43,0478.77.5-111
45 to 493,0578.47.12,8608.27.4+197
50 to 542,9098.06.52,6747.66.8+235
55 to 592,5757.05.82,6757.66.3-100
60 to 642,5146.95.31,9515.64.6+563
65 to 691,7764.93.81,3033.73.6+473
70 to 741,1873.23.09662.82.9+221
75 to 798192.22.37472.12.5+72
80 to 845761.61.84971.41.8+79
85 and over4731.31.63801.11.5+93

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 Perth: 1.6% 80 to 84, Greater Perth: 1.8% 75 to 79, Greater Perth: 2.3% 70 to 74, Greater Perth: 3.0% 65 to 69, Greater Perth: 3.8% 60 to 64, Greater Perth: 5.3% 55 to 59, Greater Perth: 5.8% 50 to 54, Greater Perth: 6.5% 45 to 49, Greater Perth: 7.1% 40 to 44, Greater Perth: 7.4% 35 to 39, Greater Perth: 7.2% 30 to 34, Greater Perth: 7.0% 25 to 29, Greater Perth: 7.7% 20 to 24, Greater Perth: 7.5% 15 to 19, Greater Perth: 6.8% 10 to 14, Greater Perth: 6.4% 5 to 9, Greater Perth: 6.2% 0 to 4, Greater Perth: 6.6% 85 and over, Shire of Mundaring: 1.3% 80 to 84, Shire of Mundaring: 1.6% 75 to 79, Shire of Mundaring: 2.2% 70 to 74, Shire of Mundaring: 3.2% 65 to 69, Shire of Mundaring: 4.9% 60 to 64, Shire of Mundaring: 6.9% 55 to 59, Shire of Mundaring: 7.0% 50 to 54, Shire of Mundaring: 8.0% 45 to 49, Shire of Mundaring: 8.4% 40 to 44, Shire of Mundaring: 8.0% 35 to 39, Shire of Mundaring: 6.5% 30 to 34, Shire of Mundaring: 4.9% 25 to 29, Shire of Mundaring: 4.4% 20 to 24, Shire of Mundaring: 6.0% 15 to 19, Shire of Mundaring: 7.6% 10 to 14, Shire of Mundaring: 7.5% 5 to 9, Shire of Mundaring: 6.3% 0 to 4, Shire of Mundaring: 5.3%
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, Shire of Mundaring: +93 80 to 84, Shire of Mundaring: +79 75 to 79, Shire of Mundaring: +72 70 to 74, Shire of Mundaring: +221 65 to 69, Shire of Mundaring: +473 60 to 64, Shire of Mundaring: +563 55 to 59, Shire of Mundaring: -100 50 to 54, Shire of Mundaring: +235 45 to 49, Shire of Mundaring: +197 40 to 44, Shire of Mundaring: -111 35 to 39, Shire of Mundaring: -235 30 to 34, Shire of Mundaring: -158 25 to 29, Shire of Mundaring: +201 20 to 24, Shire of Mundaring: +353 15 to 19, Shire of Mundaring: -39 10 to 14, Shire of Mundaring: -176 5 to 9, Shire of Mundaring: -247 0 to 4, Shire of Mundaring: +16
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 Shire of Mundaring in 2011 compared to Greater Perth shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 12.5% respectively for Greater Perth.

The major differences between the age structure of the Shire of Mundaring and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.4% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.0% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Shire of Mundaring's population increased by 1,437 people (4.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.81% 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 (+563 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+473 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+353 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-247 persons)

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