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Five year age groups

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

There were 201 people over the age of 85 living in Woodcroft in 2016, with largest age group being 15 to 19 year olds.

The Age Structure of Woodcroft provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Woodcroft'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 Woodcroft'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Woodcroft - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 to 45835.26.26866.36.6-103
5 to 98127.36.48067.46.3+6
10 to 148007.16.18788.16.7-78
15 to 198737.86.28958.26.8-22
20 to 247066.36.05995.56.2+107
25 to 295945.35.95985.56.4-4
30 to 346956.26.55855.46.2+110
35 to 396655.96.37667.06.6-101
40 to 447676.86.68928.27.1-125
45 to 498557.66.99348.67.1-79
50 to 548167.36.77617.07.0+55
55 to 597426.66.66506.06.6+92
60 to 645685.16.35605.26.5+8
65 to 694924.46.13963.64.6+96
70 to 744644.14.32782.63.2+186
75 to 793413.02.82502.32.4+91
80 to 842252.02.01971.82.0+28
85 and over2011.82.11371.31.8+64

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Onkaparinga: 2.1% 80 to 84, City of Onkaparinga: 2.0% 75 to 79, City of Onkaparinga: 2.8% 70 to 74, City of Onkaparinga: 4.3% 65 to 69, City of Onkaparinga: 6.1% 60 to 64, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% 55 to 59, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 50 to 54, City of Onkaparinga: 6.7% 45 to 49, City of Onkaparinga: 6.9% 40 to 44, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 35 to 39, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% 30 to 34, City of Onkaparinga: 6.5% 25 to 29, City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% 20 to 24, City of Onkaparinga: 6.0% 15 to 19, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 10 to 14, City of Onkaparinga: 6.1% 5 to 9, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4% 0 to 4, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 85 and over, Woodcroft: 1.8% 80 to 84, Woodcroft: 2.0% 75 to 79, Woodcroft: 3.0% 70 to 74, Woodcroft: 4.1% 65 to 69, Woodcroft: 4.4% 60 to 64, Woodcroft: 5.1% 55 to 59, Woodcroft: 6.6% 50 to 54, Woodcroft: 7.3% 45 to 49, Woodcroft: 7.6% 40 to 44, Woodcroft: 6.8% 35 to 39, Woodcroft: 5.9% 30 to 34, Woodcroft: 6.2% 25 to 29, Woodcroft: 5.3% 20 to 24, Woodcroft: 6.3% 15 to 19, Woodcroft: 7.8% 10 to 14, Woodcroft: 7.1% 5 to 9, Woodcroft: 7.3% 0 to 4, Woodcroft: 5.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Woodcroft: +64 80 to 84, Woodcroft: +28 75 to 79, Woodcroft: +91 70 to 74, Woodcroft: +186 65 to 69, Woodcroft: +96 60 to 64, Woodcroft: +8 55 to 59, Woodcroft: +92 50 to 54, Woodcroft: +55 45 to 49, Woodcroft: -79 40 to 44, Woodcroft: -125 35 to 39, Woodcroft: -101 30 to 34, Woodcroft: +110 25 to 29, Woodcroft: -4 20 to 24, Woodcroft: +107 15 to 19, Woodcroft: -22 10 to 14, Woodcroft: -78 5 to 9, Woodcroft: +6 0 to 4, Woodcroft: -103
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Woodcroft in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 17.3% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.1% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.1% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Woodcroft's population increased by 331 people (3.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.6% 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 (+186 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (-125 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+110 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+107 persons)

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