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Elizabeth North

Five year age groups

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There were 76 people over the age of 85 living in Elizabeth North in 2016, with largest age group being 25 to 29 year olds.

The Age Structure of Elizabeth North 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 North'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 Elizabeth North'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Elizabeth North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
0 to 42747.98.62668.28.4+8
5 to 92527.37.92146.67.2+38
10 to 141935.66.61996.27.4-6
15 to 192055.96.72467.67.6-41
20 to 242747.97.72848.87.8-10
25 to 293048.87.92577.97.6+47
30 to 342386.97.41725.36.3+66
35 to 391925.56.11765.46.4+16
40 to 441795.25.91946.06.8-15
45 to 491975.76.21915.97.0+6
50 to 542116.16.51755.46.3+36
55 to 592146.25.81785.55.0+36
60 to 641785.14.51384.34.3+40
65 to 691404.03.91434.43.3-3
70 to 741233.52.81273.93.0-4
75 to 791183.42.31514.72.4-33
80 to 841012.91.7742.31.8+27
85 and over762.21.5491.51.2+27
Total population3,469100.0100.03,234100.0100.0+235
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 Elizabeth North 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, 20.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.1% 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 North and City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (2.9% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (3.4% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (8.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Elizabeth North's population increased by 235 people (7.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.41% per year over the period.

The largest change in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 was in the age group:

  • 30 to 34 (+66 persons)