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Craigmore

Five year age groups

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There were 191 people over the age of 85 living in Craigmore in 2016, with largest age group being 50 to 54 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.

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Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Craigmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
0 to 47436.98.68677.98.4-124
5 to 97657.17.98247.57.2-58
10 to 147707.26.68547.87.4-85
15 to 197987.46.78467.77.6-48
20 to 247236.77.77426.87.8-19
25 to 296606.17.97687.07.6-108
30 to 346896.47.47326.76.3-43
35 to 397086.66.17256.66.4-17
40 to 447276.85.98347.66.8-108
45 to 497627.16.29338.57.0-170
50 to 548698.16.57847.26.3+84
55 to 597647.15.85194.75.0+245
60 to 644944.64.54273.94.3+67
65 to 694374.13.92652.43.3+172
70 to 742912.72.82722.53.0+18
75 to 792112.02.31891.72.4+22
80 to 841531.41.71871.71.8-34
85 and over1911.81.51771.61.2+13
Total population10,763100.0100.010,955100.0100.0-192
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Craigmore in 2016 compared to City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 21.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 11.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 23.0% and 12.2% respectively for City of Playford.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.9% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Craigmore's population decreased by 192 people (1.8%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.35% per year over the period.

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

  • 55 to 59 (+245 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+172 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-170 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-124 persons)

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