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Mount Helena

Five year age groups

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There were 3 females over the age of 85 living in Mount Helena in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mount Helena provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Mount Helena'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 Mount Helena's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Mount Helena - Total females (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Shire of Mundaring %Number%Shire of Mundaring %2011 to 2016
0 to 4915.95.0825.45.4+8
5 to 91006.56.11248.16.2-24
10 to 141278.26.61238.07.3+4
15 to 191107.26.41298.47.4-19
20 to 24684.44.8463.05.0+22
25 to 29765.04.6493.23.8+27
30 to 34946.15.1875.74.5+7
35 to 391016.65.8926.06.5+9
40 to 441046.86.915810.38.3-54
45 to 491338.68.316610.88.8-32
50 to 541358.78.31338.78.3+2
55 to 591117.27.6996.47.4+13
60 to 641036.76.8885.77.1+16
65 to 69704.56.4714.64.8-1
70 to 74614.04.5382.53.4+23
75 to 79302.02.9332.22.3-3
80 to 84211.41.990.61.7+13
85 and over30.21.960.41.7-2
Total population1,548100.0100.01,540100.0100.0+7
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the female five year age groups of Mount Helena in 2016 compared to Shire of Mundaring shows that there was a higher proportion of females in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of females in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 20.6% of the female population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.7% and 17.6% respectively for Shire of Mundaring.

The major differences between the female age structure of Mount Helena and Shire of Mundaring were:

  • A larger percentage of females aged 10 to 14 (8.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of females aged 30 to 34 (6.1% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of females aged 65 to 69 (4.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of females aged 85 and over (0.2% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Mount Helena's female population increased by 8 people (0.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.1% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (-54 females)

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