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Southern District

Five year age groups

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There were 233 people over the age of 85 living in Southern District in 2016, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Southern District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Southern District'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 Southern District'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
Southern District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,2137.96.21,2638.96.6-50
5 to 91,1927.86.41,0707.66.3+122
10 to 141,0336.76.19706.96.7+63
15 to 199816.46.29266.56.8+55
20 to 248215.36.09096.46.2-88
25 to 299426.15.91,0597.56.4-117
30 to 341,0396.86.59766.96.2+63
35 to 391,0086.66.31,0807.66.6-72
40 to 441,0636.96.61,0127.27.1+51
45 to 491,0697.06.99806.97.1+89
50 to 541,0416.86.77975.67.0+244
55 to 598465.56.67795.56.6+67
60 to 648725.76.37045.06.5+168
65 to 698045.26.15714.04.6+233
70 to 745723.74.33632.63.2+209
75 to 793862.52.83052.22.4+81
80 to 842401.62.02141.52.0+26
85 and over2331.52.11651.21.8+68

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, Southern District: 1.5% 80 to 84, Southern District: 1.6% 75 to 79, Southern District: 2.5% 70 to 74, Southern District: 3.7% 65 to 69, Southern District: 5.2% 60 to 64, Southern District: 5.7% 55 to 59, Southern District: 5.5% 50 to 54, Southern District: 6.8% 45 to 49, Southern District: 7.0% 40 to 44, Southern District: 6.9% 35 to 39, Southern District: 6.6% 30 to 34, Southern District: 6.8% 25 to 29, Southern District: 6.1% 20 to 24, Southern District: 5.3% 15 to 19, Southern District: 6.4% 10 to 14, Southern District: 6.7% 5 to 9, Southern District: 7.8% 0 to 4, Southern District: 7.9%
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, Southern District: +68 80 to 84, Southern District: +26 75 to 79, Southern District: +81 70 to 74, Southern District: +209 65 to 69, Southern District: +233 60 to 64, Southern District: +168 55 to 59, Southern District: +67 50 to 54, Southern District: +244 45 to 49, Southern District: +89 40 to 44, Southern District: +51 35 to 39, Southern District: -72 30 to 34, Southern District: +63 25 to 29, Southern District: -117 20 to 24, Southern District: -88 15 to 19, Southern District: +55 10 to 14, Southern District: +63 5 to 9, Southern District: +122 0 to 4, Southern District: -50
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 Southern District 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, 22.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.6% 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 Southern District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.9% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.8% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.2% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Southern District's population increased by 1,212 people (8.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.66% per year over the period.

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

  • 50 to 54 (+244 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+233 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+209 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+168 persons)

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