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There were 769 people over the age of 85 living in Orange City in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Orange City provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Orange City'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 Orange City'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
Orange City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
0 to 43,0548.06.32,5007.16.1+554
5 to 92,6026.86.32,6857.66.8-83
10 to 142,7727.36.72,6827.67.3+90
15 to 192,7367.26.62,6857.66.9+51
20 to 242,4776.55.62,2506.45.5+227
25 to 292,5076.65.22,0365.85.0+471
30 to 342,3396.15.22,2996.55.8+40
35 to 392,4906.56.12,3986.86.5+92
40 to 442,4406.46.52,3676.77.1+73
45 to 492,4246.46.92,4176.87.4+7
50 to 542,4546.47.22,2056.26.9+249
55 to 592,1975.86.72,1416.16.7+56
60 to 642,0755.56.51,6294.65.6+446
65 to 691,5704.15.41,3573.84.7+213
70 to 741,2543.34.31,2183.43.9+36
75 to 791,0922.93.41,0032.83.5+89
80 to 848042.12.78142.32.5-10
85 and over7692.02.36521.81.9+117

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, Regional NSW: 2.3% 80 to 84, Regional NSW: 2.7% 75 to 79, Regional NSW: 3.4% 70 to 74, Regional NSW: 4.3% 65 to 69, Regional NSW: 5.4% 60 to 64, Regional NSW: 6.5% 55 to 59, Regional NSW: 6.7% 50 to 54, Regional NSW: 7.2% 45 to 49, Regional NSW: 6.9% 40 to 44, Regional NSW: 6.5% 35 to 39, Regional NSW: 6.1% 30 to 34, Regional NSW: 5.2% 25 to 29, Regional NSW: 5.2% 20 to 24, Regional NSW: 5.6% 15 to 19, Regional NSW: 6.6% 10 to 14, Regional NSW: 6.7% 5 to 9, Regional NSW: 6.3% 0 to 4, Regional NSW: 6.3% 85 and over, Orange City: 2.0% 80 to 84, Orange City: 2.1% 75 to 79, Orange City: 2.9% 70 to 74, Orange City: 3.3% 65 to 69, Orange City: 4.1% 60 to 64, Orange City: 5.5% 55 to 59, Orange City: 5.8% 50 to 54, Orange City: 6.4% 45 to 49, Orange City: 6.4% 40 to 44, Orange City: 6.4% 35 to 39, Orange City: 6.5% 30 to 34, Orange City: 6.1% 25 to 29, Orange City: 6.6% 20 to 24, Orange City: 6.5% 15 to 19, Orange City: 7.2% 10 to 14, Orange City: 7.3% 5 to 9, Orange City: 6.8% 0 to 4, Orange City: 8.0%
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, Orange City: +117 80 to 84, Orange City: -10 75 to 79, Orange City: +89 70 to 74, Orange City: +36 65 to 69, Orange City: +213 60 to 64, Orange City: +446 55 to 59, Orange City: +56 50 to 54, Orange City: +249 45 to 49, Orange City: +7 40 to 44, Orange City: +73 35 to 39, Orange City: +92 30 to 34, Orange City: +40 25 to 29, Orange City: +471 20 to 24, Orange City: +227 15 to 19, Orange City: +51 10 to 14, Orange City: +90 5 to 9, Orange City: -83 0 to 4, Orange City: +554
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 Orange City in 2011 compared to Regional NSW 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, 22.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 14.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.4% and 18.0% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major differences between the age structure of Orange City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.6% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.1% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.5% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Orange City's population increased by 2,718 people (7.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.49% 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 (+554 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+471 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+446 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+249 persons)

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