There were 138 people over the age of 85 living in Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Golden Grove - Gould Creek provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Golden Grove - Gould Creek'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?'
|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Golden Grove - Gould Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)||2016||2011||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||City of Tea Tree Gully %||Number||%||City of Tea Tree Gully %||2011 to 2016|
|0 to 4||518||5.1||5.7||484||5.1||5.8||+35|
|5 to 9||635||6.2||6.0||630||6.7||5.9||+5|
|10 to 14||652||6.4||5.9||701||7.4||6.4||-49|
|15 to 19||752||7.3||6.3||798||8.5||6.9||-46|
|20 to 24||658||6.4||5.9||582||6.2||6.2||+76|
|25 to 29||473||4.6||5.7||489||5.2||6.1||-15|
|30 to 34||586||5.7||6.4||456||4.8||6.0||+130|
|35 to 39||603||5.9||6.4||582||6.2||6.7||+21|
|40 to 44||624||6.1||6.6||753||8.0||7.4||-129|
|45 to 49||835||8.2||7.1||866||9.2||7.5||-31|
|50 to 54||825||8.1||6.9||761||8.1||7.1||+65|
|55 to 59||793||7.8||6.6||622||6.6||6.8||+171|
|60 to 64||572||5.6||6.2||539||5.7||6.6||+33|
|65 to 69||547||5.3||6.1||416||4.4||5.0||+131|
|70 to 74||457||4.5||4.6||328||3.5||3.5||+129|
|75 to 79||359||3.5||3.2||224||2.4||2.6||+135|
|80 to 84||204||2.0||2.2||119||1.3||1.9||+85|
|85 and over||138||1.3||2.1||83||0.9||1.7||+55|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Golden Grove - Gould Creek 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) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 17.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.7% 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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.1% compared to 6.9%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.8% compared to 6.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.3% compared to 6.3%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.6% compared to 5.7%)
From 2011 to 2016, Golden Grove - Gould Creek's population increased by 802 people (8.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.64% 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 (+171 persons)
- 75 to 79 (+135 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+131 persons)
- 30 to 34 (+130 persons)