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Modbury Heights

Five year age groups

There were 45 people over the age of 85 living in Modbury Heights in 2011, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.

The Age Structure of Modbury Heights provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Modbury Heights'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 Modbury Heights'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Modbury Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
0 to 43226.05.83195.65.8+3
5 to 93276.15.93596.36.5-32
10 to 143306.16.44157.37.0-85
15 to 193626.76.94357.67.2-73
20 to 243636.76.24928.66.8-129
25 to 294217.86.13295.85.8+92
30 to 342685.06.03626.36.6-94
35 to 393606.76.73987.07.4-38
40 to 443867.27.44117.27.6-25
45 to 493877.27.54878.57.6-100
50 to 544458.27.15269.27.3-81
55 to 594889.06.84197.37.2+69
60 to 643897.26.62444.35.4+145
65 to 691863.45.01612.83.8+25
70 to 741462.73.51192.12.9+27
75 to 79801.52.61412.52.4-61
80 to 84931.71.9711.21.7+22
85 and over450.81.7180.31.1+27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.7% 80 to 84, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% 75 to 79, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.6% 70 to 74, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.5% 65 to 69, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.0% 60 to 64, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.6% 55 to 59, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.8% 50 to 54, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.1% 45 to 49, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.5% 40 to 44, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.4% 35 to 39, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.7% 30 to 34, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.0% 25 to 29, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.1% 20 to 24, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.2% 15 to 19, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% 10 to 14, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.4% 5 to 9, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.9% 0 to 4, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.8% 85 and over, Modbury Heights: 0.8% 80 to 84, Modbury Heights: 1.7% 75 to 79, Modbury Heights: 1.5% 70 to 74, Modbury Heights: 2.7% 65 to 69, Modbury Heights: 3.4% 60 to 64, Modbury Heights: 7.2% 55 to 59, Modbury Heights: 9.0% 50 to 54, Modbury Heights: 8.2% 45 to 49, Modbury Heights: 7.2% 40 to 44, Modbury Heights: 7.2% 35 to 39, Modbury Heights: 6.7% 30 to 34, Modbury Heights: 5.0% 25 to 29, Modbury Heights: 7.8% 20 to 24, Modbury Heights: 6.7% 15 to 19, Modbury Heights: 6.7% 10 to 14, Modbury Heights: 6.1% 5 to 9, Modbury Heights: 6.1% 0 to 4, Modbury Heights: 6.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Modbury Heights: +27 80 to 84, Modbury Heights: +22 75 to 79, Modbury Heights: -61 70 to 74, Modbury Heights: +27 65 to 69, Modbury Heights: +25 60 to 64, Modbury Heights: +145 55 to 59, Modbury Heights: +69 50 to 54, Modbury Heights: -81 45 to 49, Modbury Heights: -100 40 to 44, Modbury Heights: -25 35 to 39, Modbury Heights: -38 30 to 34, Modbury Heights: -94 25 to 29, Modbury Heights: +92 20 to 24, Modbury Heights: -129 15 to 19, Modbury Heights: -73 10 to 14, Modbury Heights: -85 5 to 9, Modbury Heights: -32 0 to 4, Modbury Heights: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Modbury Heights in 2011 compared to the 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, 18.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 10.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.0% and 14.8% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the age structure of Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (9.0% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (7.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.4% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Modbury Heights's population decreased by 308 people (5.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -1.1% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 60 to 64 (+145 persons)
  • 20 to 24 (-129 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-100 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-94 persons)