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Christie Downs

Five year age groups

There were 150 people over the age of 85 living in Christie Downs in 2011, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of Christie Downs provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Christie Downs'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 Christie Downs'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
Christie Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
0 to 43556.96.62424.96.1+113
5 to 92865.66.33156.36.8-29
10 to 143106.06.73076.27.3+3
15 to 192995.86.82835.77.3+16
20 to 243326.56.23467.06.5-14
25 to 293256.36.43246.55.8+1
30 to 343717.26.23266.66.5+45
35 to 393266.36.63006.07.0+26
40 to 443166.17.13416.97.4-25
45 to 493336.57.12485.07.7+85
50 to 542615.17.03637.37.3-102
55 to 593536.96.64198.47.1-66
60 to 643857.56.52815.65.0+104
65 to 692655.24.62254.53.6+40
70 to 741933.83.21683.42.8+25
75 to 791512.92.41994.02.5-48
80 to 841282.52.01432.91.8-15
85 and over1502.91.81452.91.4+5

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, City of Onkaparinga: 1.8% 80 to 84, City of Onkaparinga: 2.0% 75 to 79, City of Onkaparinga: 2.4% 70 to 74, City of Onkaparinga: 3.2% 65 to 69, City of Onkaparinga: 4.6% 60 to 64, City of Onkaparinga: 6.5% 55 to 59, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 50 to 54, City of Onkaparinga: 7.0% 45 to 49, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 30 to 34, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 25 to 29, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4% 20 to 24, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 15 to 19, City of Onkaparinga: 6.8% 10 to 14, City of Onkaparinga: 6.7% 5 to 9, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% 0 to 4, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 85 and over, Christie Downs: 2.9% 80 to 84, Christie Downs: 2.5% 75 to 79, Christie Downs: 2.9% 70 to 74, Christie Downs: 3.8% 65 to 69, Christie Downs: 5.2% 60 to 64, Christie Downs: 7.5% 55 to 59, Christie Downs: 6.9% 50 to 54, Christie Downs: 5.1% 45 to 49, Christie Downs: 6.5% 40 to 44, Christie Downs: 6.1% 35 to 39, Christie Downs: 6.3% 30 to 34, Christie Downs: 7.2% 25 to 29, Christie Downs: 6.3% 20 to 24, Christie Downs: 6.5% 15 to 19, Christie Downs: 5.8% 10 to 14, Christie Downs: 6.0% 5 to 9, Christie Downs: 5.6% 0 to 4, Christie Downs: 6.9%
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, Christie Downs: +5 80 to 84, Christie Downs: -15 75 to 79, Christie Downs: -48 70 to 74, Christie Downs: +25 65 to 69, Christie Downs: +40 60 to 64, Christie Downs: +104 55 to 59, Christie Downs: -66 50 to 54, Christie Downs: -102 45 to 49, Christie Downs: +85 40 to 44, Christie Downs: -25 35 to 39, Christie Downs: +26 30 to 34, Christie Downs: +45 25 to 29, Christie Downs: +1 20 to 24, Christie Downs: -14 15 to 19, Christie Downs: +16 10 to 14, Christie Downs: +3 5 to 9, Christie Downs: -29 0 to 4, Christie Downs: +113
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 Christie Downs in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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, 18.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.5% and 13.8% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the age structure of Christie Downs and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.9% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (5.1% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Christie Downs's population increased by 164 people (3.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.65% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+113 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+104 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-102 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+85 persons)