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Southern District

Five year age groups

There were 165 people over the age of 85 living in Southern District in 2011, 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Southern District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,2638.96.66817.16.1+582
5 to 91,0707.66.37107.46.8+360
10 to 149706.96.77658.07.3+205
15 to 199266.56.86496.87.3+277
20 to 249096.46.26126.46.5+297
25 to 291,0597.56.45826.15.8+477
30 to 349766.96.26536.86.5+323
35 to 391,0807.66.67387.77.0+342
40 to 441,0127.27.17958.37.4+217
45 to 499806.97.16737.07.7+307
50 to 547975.67.05806.17.3+217
55 to 597795.56.65625.97.1+217
60 to 647045.06.54644.85.0+240
65 to 695714.04.63904.13.6+181
70 to 743632.63.22502.62.8+113
75 to 793052.22.42102.22.5+95
80 to 842141.52.01551.61.8+59
85 and over1651.21.81041.11.4+61

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, Southern District: 1.2% 80 to 84, Southern District: 1.5% 75 to 79, Southern District: 2.2% 70 to 74, Southern District: 2.6% 65 to 69, Southern District: 4.0% 60 to 64, Southern District: 5.0% 55 to 59, Southern District: 5.5% 50 to 54, Southern District: 5.6% 45 to 49, Southern District: 6.9% 40 to 44, Southern District: 7.2% 35 to 39, Southern District: 7.6% 30 to 34, Southern District: 6.9% 25 to 29, Southern District: 7.5% 20 to 24, Southern District: 6.4% 15 to 19, Southern District: 6.5% 10 to 14, Southern District: 6.9% 5 to 9, Southern District: 7.6% 0 to 4, Southern District: 8.9%
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, Southern District: +61 80 to 84, Southern District: +59 75 to 79, Southern District: +95 70 to 74, Southern District: +113 65 to 69, Southern District: +181 60 to 64, Southern District: +240 55 to 59, Southern District: +217 50 to 54, Southern District: +217 45 to 49, Southern District: +307 40 to 44, Southern District: +217 35 to 39, Southern District: +342 30 to 34, Southern District: +323 25 to 29, Southern District: +477 20 to 24, Southern District: +297 15 to 19, Southern District: +277 10 to 14, Southern District: +205 5 to 9, Southern District: +360 0 to 4, Southern District: +582
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 Southern District in 2011 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, 23.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.4% 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 Southern District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.0% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (5.6% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Southern District's population increased by 4,569 people (47.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 8.12% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+582 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+477 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+360 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+342 persons)