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There were 178 people over the age of 85 living in Craigmore in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Craigmore provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Craigmore'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 Craigmore'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
Craigmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
0 to 48677.98.47627.47.4+105
5 to 98247.57.28948.77.9-70
10 to 148557.87.49399.18.2-84
15 to 198477.77.67937.77.5+54
20 to 247426.87.87547.37.2-12
25 to 297697.07.66566.46.2+113
30 to 347336.76.37447.26.5-11
35 to 397256.66.48508.27.3-125
40 to 448357.66.89239.07.6-88
45 to 499338.57.08157.97.1+118
50 to 547857.26.35525.45.8+233
55 to 595204.75.04444.35.1+76
60 to 644273.94.32972.94.0+130
65 to 692662.43.32892.83.6-23
70 to 742732.53.01781.73.3+95
75 to 791901.72.41691.62.7+21
80 to 841871.71.81021.01.6+85
85 and over1781.61.21481.41.1+30

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 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% 85 and over, Craigmore: 1.6% 80 to 84, Craigmore: 1.7% 75 to 79, Craigmore: 1.7% 70 to 74, Craigmore: 2.5% 65 to 69, Craigmore: 2.4% 60 to 64, Craigmore: 3.9% 55 to 59, Craigmore: 4.7% 50 to 54, Craigmore: 7.2% 45 to 49, Craigmore: 8.5% 40 to 44, Craigmore: 7.6% 35 to 39, Craigmore: 6.6% 30 to 34, Craigmore: 6.7% 25 to 29, Craigmore: 7.0% 20 to 24, Craigmore: 6.8% 15 to 19, Craigmore: 7.7% 10 to 14, Craigmore: 7.8% 5 to 9, Craigmore: 7.5% 0 to 4, Craigmore: 7.9%
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, Craigmore: +30 80 to 84, Craigmore: +85 75 to 79, Craigmore: +21 70 to 74, Craigmore: +95 65 to 69, Craigmore: -23 60 to 64, Craigmore: +130 55 to 59, Craigmore: +76 50 to 54, Craigmore: +233 45 to 49, Craigmore: +118 40 to 44, Craigmore: -88 35 to 39, Craigmore: -125 30 to 34, Craigmore: -11 25 to 29, Craigmore: +113 20 to 24, Craigmore: -12 15 to 19, Craigmore: +54 10 to 14, Craigmore: -84 5 to 9, Craigmore: -70 0 to 4, Craigmore: +105
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 Craigmore in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 23.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 10.0% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 23.0% and 11.8% respectively for the City of Playford.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (7.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (6.8% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (2.4% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Craigmore's population increased by 647 people (6.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.22% per year over the period.

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

  • 50 to 54 (+233 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+130 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (-125 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (+118 persons)