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Golden Grove - Gould Creek

Five year age groups

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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.

To get a more complete picture Golden Grove - Gould Creek'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
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
0 to 45185.15.74845.15.8+35
5 to 96356.26.06306.75.9+5
10 to 146526.45.97017.46.4-49
15 to 197527.36.37988.56.9-46
20 to 246586.45.95826.26.2+76
25 to 294734.65.74895.26.1-15
30 to 345865.76.44564.86.0+130
35 to 396035.96.45826.26.7+21
40 to 446246.16.67538.07.4-129
45 to 498358.27.18669.27.5-31
50 to 548258.16.97618.17.1+65
55 to 597937.86.66226.66.8+171
60 to 645725.66.25395.76.6+33
65 to 695475.36.14164.45.0+131
70 to 744574.54.63283.53.5+129
75 to 793593.53.22242.42.6+135
80 to 842042.02.21191.31.9+85
85 and over1381.32.1830.91.7+55
Total population10,240100.0100.09,438100.0100.0+802
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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