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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 921 people over the age of 85 living in Orange City in 2016, with largest age group being 5 to 9 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Orange City - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2011 to 2016
0 to 42,9817.45.83,0548.06.3-73
5 to 92,9847.46.42,6026.86.3+382
10 to 142,5756.46.12,7727.36.7-197
15 to 192,6276.56.02,7367.26.6-109
20 to 242,3125.75.62,4776.55.6-165
25 to 292,6356.55.52,5076.65.2+128
30 to 342,7306.85.52,3396.15.2+391
35 to 392,5096.25.42,4906.56.1+19
40 to 442,6016.46.12,4406.46.5+161
45 to 492,5616.36.42,4246.46.9+137
50 to 542,4276.06.82,4546.47.2-27
55 to 592,4656.17.12,1975.86.7+268
60 to 642,1805.46.72,0755.56.5+105
65 to 692,0585.16.41,5704.15.4+488
70 to 741,5713.95.01,2543.34.3+317
75 to 791,2413.13.71,0922.93.4+149
80 to 849642.42.68042.12.7+160
85 and over9212.32.77692.02.3+152

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, Regional NSW: 2.7% 80 to 84, Regional NSW: 2.6% 75 to 79, Regional NSW: 3.7% 70 to 74, Regional NSW: 5.0% 65 to 69, Regional NSW: 6.4% 60 to 64, Regional NSW: 6.7% 55 to 59, Regional NSW: 7.1% 50 to 54, Regional NSW: 6.8% 45 to 49, Regional NSW: 6.4% 40 to 44, Regional NSW: 6.1% 35 to 39, Regional NSW: 5.4% 30 to 34, Regional NSW: 5.5% 25 to 29, Regional NSW: 5.5% 20 to 24, Regional NSW: 5.6% 15 to 19, Regional NSW: 6.0% 10 to 14, Regional NSW: 6.1% 5 to 9, Regional NSW: 6.4% 0 to 4, Regional NSW: 5.8% 85 and over, Orange City: 2.3% 80 to 84, Orange City: 2.4% 75 to 79, Orange City: 3.1% 70 to 74, Orange City: 3.9% 65 to 69, Orange City: 5.1% 60 to 64, Orange City: 5.4% 55 to 59, Orange City: 6.1% 50 to 54, Orange City: 6.0% 45 to 49, Orange City: 6.3% 40 to 44, Orange City: 6.4% 35 to 39, Orange City: 6.2% 30 to 34, Orange City: 6.8% 25 to 29, Orange City: 6.5% 20 to 24, Orange City: 5.7% 15 to 19, Orange City: 6.5% 10 to 14, Orange City: 6.4% 5 to 9, Orange City: 7.4% 0 to 4, Orange City: 7.4%
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, Orange City: +152 80 to 84, Orange City: +160 75 to 79, Orange City: +149 70 to 74, Orange City: +317 65 to 69, Orange City: +488 60 to 64, Orange City: +105 55 to 59, Orange City: +268 50 to 54, Orange City: -27 45 to 49, Orange City: +137 40 to 44, Orange City: +161 35 to 39, Orange City: +19 30 to 34, Orange City: +391 25 to 29, Orange City: +128 20 to 24, Orange City: -165 15 to 19, Orange City: -109 10 to 14, Orange City: -197 5 to 9, Orange City: +382 0 to 4, Orange City: -73
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 Orange City in 2016 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, 21.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.4% and 20.6% 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 (7.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.8% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.4% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Orange City's population increased by 2,286 people (6.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.17% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+488 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+391 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+382 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+317 persons)

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