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Aberfoyle Park

Five year age groups

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 247 people over the age of 85 living in Aberfoyle Park in 2016, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.

The Age Structure of Aberfoyle Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Aberfoyle Park'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 Aberfoyle Park'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
Aberfoyle Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 to 45765.26.26425.76.6-66
5 to 96896.26.46866.16.3+3
10 to 146726.16.19098.16.7-237
15 to 198527.76.29238.26.8-71
20 to 247026.36.07736.96.2-71
25 to 296065.55.96826.16.4-76
30 to 346686.06.56515.86.2+17
35 to 396916.26.36986.26.6-7
40 to 446916.26.67917.07.1-100
45 to 497967.26.99058.07.1-109
50 to 548767.96.79488.47.0-72
55 to 598777.96.68127.26.6+65
60 to 647897.16.36215.56.5+168
65 to 695895.36.13393.04.6+250
70 to 743343.04.32402.13.2+94
75 to 792672.42.81951.72.4+72
80 to 841791.62.02021.82.0-23
85 and over2472.22.12372.11.8+10
Total population11,101100.0100.011,254100.0100.0-153
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 Aberfoyle Park in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 17.3% respectively for City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the age structure of Aberfoyle Park and City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.9% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (3.0% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Aberfoyle Park's population decreased by 153 people (1.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.27% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 65 to 69 (+250 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-237 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+168 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-109 persons)