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Hackham West

Five year age groups

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

There were 58 people over the age of 85 living in Hackham West in 2016, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.

The Age Structure of Hackham West provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Hackham West'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 Hackham West'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
Hackham West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 to 42005.66.22145.96.6-14
5 to 92025.76.41714.76.3+31
10 to 141694.86.12436.76.7-74
15 to 192186.26.22837.96.8-65
20 to 242166.16.02486.96.2-32
25 to 292557.25.92256.26.4+30
30 to 342316.56.52376.66.2-6
35 to 392306.56.32456.86.6-15
40 to 442136.06.62346.57.1-21
45 to 492426.86.92466.87.1-4
50 to 542126.06.72857.97.0-73
55 to 592697.66.62727.56.6-3
60 to 642757.86.32537.06.5+22
65 to 692607.36.11474.14.6+113
70 to 741594.54.31293.63.2+30
75 to 79922.62.8722.02.4+20
80 to 84391.12.0661.82.0-27
85 and over581.62.1340.91.8+24
Total population3,540100.0100.03,604100.0100.0-64
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 Hackham West in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 16.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.2% 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 Hackham West and City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (7.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (7.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (4.8% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hackham West's population decreased by 64 people (1.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.36% 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 (+113 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-74 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-73 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-65 persons)