Highbury - Paracombe
Five year age groups
There were 71 people over the age of 85 living in Highbury - Paracombe in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Highbury - Paracombe provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Highbury - Paracombe'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 Highbury - Paracombe 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, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.4% 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 Highbury - Paracombe and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.3% compared to 6.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.2% compared to 7.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (6.8% compared to 5.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.1% compared to 2.1%)
From 2011 to 2016, Highbury - Paracombe's population decreased by 69 people (1.0%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.21% 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 (-113 persons)
- 70 to 74 (+90 persons)
- 40 to 44 (-84 persons)
- 65 to 69 (+68 persons)