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Five year age groups

There were 955 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Playford in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Playford provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Playford'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 the City of Playford'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
City of Playford - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
0 to 46,6458.46.05,2057.45.7+1,440
5 to 95,7277.25.75,5007.96.0+227
10 to 145,8507.46.05,7118.26.4+139
15 to 196,0477.66.65,2227.56.8+825
20 to 246,1517.87.15,0247.27.1+1,127
25 to 296,0027.67.04,3226.26.2+1,680
30 to 345,0226.36.44,5656.56.6+457
35 to 395,0466.46.75,1307.37.2-84
40 to 445,3756.87.15,3377.67.4+38
45 to 495,5477.07.14,9707.17.4+577
50 to 544,9726.36.94,0455.86.8+927
55 to 593,9805.06.23,5685.16.5+412
60 to 643,4394.35.82,8104.04.9+629
65 to 692,6463.34.42,5483.63.9+98
70 to 742,3513.03.42,2943.33.3+57
75 to 791,9132.42.81,8832.73.2+30
80 to 841,4451.82.41,1281.62.6+317
85 and over9551.22.47511.12.1+204

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, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 80 to 84, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 75 to 79, Greater Adelaide: 2.8% 70 to 74, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% 65 to 69, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Adelaide: 5.8% 55 to 59, Greater Adelaide: 6.2% 50 to 54, Greater Adelaide: 6.9% 45 to 49, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 40 to 44, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 35 to 39, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% 30 to 34, Greater Adelaide: 6.4% 25 to 29, Greater Adelaide: 7.0% 20 to 24, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 15 to 19, Greater Adelaide: 6.6% 10 to 14, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 5 to 9, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% 0 to 4, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 85 and over, City of Playford: 1.2% 80 to 84, City of Playford: 1.8% 75 to 79, City of Playford: 2.4% 70 to 74, City of Playford: 3.0% 65 to 69, City of Playford: 3.3% 60 to 64, City of Playford: 4.3% 55 to 59, City of Playford: 5.0% 50 to 54, City of Playford: 6.3% 45 to 49, City of Playford: 7.0% 40 to 44, City of Playford: 6.8% 35 to 39, City of Playford: 6.4% 30 to 34, City of Playford: 6.3% 25 to 29, City of Playford: 7.6% 20 to 24, City of Playford: 7.8% 15 to 19, City of Playford: 7.6% 10 to 14, City of Playford: 7.4% 5 to 9, City of Playford: 7.2% 0 to 4, City of Playford: 8.4%
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, City of Playford: +204 80 to 84, City of Playford: +317 75 to 79, City of Playford: +30 70 to 74, City of Playford: +57 65 to 69, City of Playford: +98 60 to 64, City of Playford: +629 55 to 59, City of Playford: +412 50 to 54, City of Playford: +927 45 to 49, City of Playford: +577 40 to 44, City of Playford: +38 35 to 39, City of Playford: -84 30 to 34, City of Playford: +457 25 to 29, City of Playford: +1,680 20 to 24, City of Playford: +1,127 15 to 19, City of Playford: +825 10 to 14, City of Playford: +139 5 to 9, City of Playford: +227 0 to 4, City of Playford: +1,440
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 the City of Playford in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide 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, 23.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.7% and 15.5% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Playford and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (8.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (7.2% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (7.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.3% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Playford's population increased by 9,100 people (13.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.47% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 29 (+1,680 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+1,440 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (+1,127 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (+927 persons)