Five year age groups
There were 26 people over the age of 85 living in Elizabeth in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Elizabeth provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Elizabeth'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Elizabeth 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 higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 18.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.7% 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 Elizabeth and City of Playford were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (7.8% compared to 6.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (7.5% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.6% compared to 8.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.3% compared to 6.6%)
From 2011 to 2016, Elizabeth's population decreased by 5 people (0.5%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.1% per year over the period.
There were no major differences in Elizabeth between 2011 and 2016.