Gilles Plains - Valley View
Five year age groups
There were 32 people over the age of 85 living in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.
The Age Structure of Gilles Plains - Valley View provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Gilles Plains - Valley View'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?'
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 compared to City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.6% and 18.2% respectively for City of Tea Tree Gully.
The major differences between the age structure of Gilles Plains - Valley View and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (6.0% compared to 4.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (7.8% compared to 6.6%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (3.9% compared to 6.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.4% compared to 6.6%)
From 2011 to 2016, Gilles Plains - Valley View's population increased by 141 people (5.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.02% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 60 to 64 (-68 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+62 persons)