There were 42 people over the age of 85 living in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.
The Age Structure of Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga 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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Onkaparinga %||Number||%||City of Onkaparinga %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||289||7.1||6.2||274||7.8||6.6||+15|
|5 to 9||256||6.3||6.4||226||6.5||6.3||+30|
|10 to 14||232||5.7||6.1||205||5.9||6.7||+27|
|15 to 19||216||5.3||6.2||251||7.2||6.8||-35|
|20 to 24||296||7.3||6.0||270||7.7||6.2||+26|
|25 to 29||323||7.9||5.9||320||9.2||6.4||+3|
|30 to 34||310||7.6||6.5||257||7.4||6.2||+53|
|35 to 39||274||6.7||6.3||208||6.0||6.6||+66|
|40 to 44||252||6.2||6.6||274||7.8||7.1||-22|
|45 to 49||255||6.3||6.9||231||6.6||7.1||+24|
|50 to 54||256||6.3||6.7||251||7.2||7.0||+5|
|55 to 59||282||6.9||6.6||194||5.6||6.6||+88|
|60 to 64||233||5.7||6.3||177||5.1||6.5||+56|
|65 to 69||218||5.4||6.1||119||3.4||4.6||+99|
|70 to 74||196||4.8||4.3||81||2.3||3.2||+115|
|75 to 79||77||1.9||2.8||86||2.5||2.4||-9|
|80 to 84||67||1.6||2.0||42||1.2||2.0||+25|
|85 and over||42||1.0||2.1||25||0.7||1.8||+17|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 19.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.7% 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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs and City of Onkaparinga were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (7.9% compared to 5.9%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.3% compared to 6.0%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (7.6% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.0% compared to 2.1%)
From 2011 to 2016, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs's population increased by 583 people (16.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.14% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 70 to 74 (+115 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+99 persons)
- 55 to 59 (+88 persons)
- 35 to 39 (+66 persons)