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Morphett Vale

Five year age groups

There were 358 people over the age of 85 living in Morphett Vale in 2011, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Morphett Vale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Morphett Vale'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 Morphett Vale'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
Morphett Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,4346.46.61,3896.06.1+45
5 to 91,2445.56.31,4626.36.8-218
10 to 141,2995.86.71,4616.37.3-162
15 to 191,3335.96.81,6407.17.3-307
20 to 241,5296.86.21,7447.66.5-215
25 to 291,7337.76.41,5356.75.8+198
30 to 341,5076.76.21,5286.66.5-21
35 to 391,4886.66.61,5436.77.0-55
40 to 441,4696.57.11,4686.47.4+1
45 to 491,4016.27.11,5906.97.7-189
50 to 541,4866.67.01,7047.47.3-218
55 to 591,5386.86.61,7447.67.1-206
60 to 641,6227.26.51,3665.95.0+256
65 to 691,2555.64.68633.73.6+392
70 to 748413.73.26342.82.8+207
75 to 795512.42.45902.62.5-39
80 to 844802.12.04251.81.8+55
85 and over3581.61.83601.61.4-2

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, Morphett Vale: 1.6% 80 to 84, Morphett Vale: 2.1% 75 to 79, Morphett Vale: 2.4% 70 to 74, Morphett Vale: 3.7% 65 to 69, Morphett Vale: 5.6% 60 to 64, Morphett Vale: 7.2% 55 to 59, Morphett Vale: 6.8% 50 to 54, Morphett Vale: 6.6% 45 to 49, Morphett Vale: 6.2% 40 to 44, Morphett Vale: 6.5% 35 to 39, Morphett Vale: 6.6% 30 to 34, Morphett Vale: 6.7% 25 to 29, Morphett Vale: 7.7% 20 to 24, Morphett Vale: 6.8% 15 to 19, Morphett Vale: 5.9% 10 to 14, Morphett Vale: 5.8% 5 to 9, Morphett Vale: 5.5% 0 to 4, Morphett Vale: 6.4%
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, Morphett Vale: -2 80 to 84, Morphett Vale: +55 75 to 79, Morphett Vale: -39 70 to 74, Morphett Vale: +207 65 to 69, Morphett Vale: +392 60 to 64, Morphett Vale: +256 55 to 59, Morphett Vale: -206 50 to 54, Morphett Vale: -218 45 to 49, Morphett Vale: -189 40 to 44, Morphett Vale: +1 35 to 39, Morphett Vale: -55 30 to 34, Morphett Vale: -21 25 to 29, Morphett Vale: +198 20 to 24, Morphett Vale: -215 15 to 19, Morphett Vale: -307 10 to 14, Morphett Vale: -162 5 to 9, Morphett Vale: -218 0 to 4, Morphett Vale: +45
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 Morphett Vale 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, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.4% 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 Morphett Vale and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (7.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.6% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.9% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.8% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Morphett Vale's population decreased by 478 people (2.1%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.42% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+392 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-307 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+256 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-218 persons)