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Five year age groups

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There were 85 people over the age of 85 living in Reynella in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Reynella provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Reynella'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 Reynella'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
Reynella - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 to 4333762766757
5 to 9275662275648
10 to 142365630077-64
15 to 192515627367-22
20 to 242886632976-41
25 to 2938586377868
30 to 344229731276110
35 to 39341762646777
40 to 44305672636742
45 to 492646731877-54
50 to 542726729177-19
55 to 59293672806713
60 to 642555627767-22
65 to 69297662365561
70 to 7420744206531
75 to 7915733932264
80 to 8473228222-9
85 and over8522541231
Total population4,7391001004,458100100281
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Reynella 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, 17.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.3% 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 Reynella and City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.1% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (5.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Reynella's population increased by 281 people (6.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.23% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+110 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+77 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-64 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+64 persons)

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