There were 62 people over the age of 85 living in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton'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|
|Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - 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||215||5.1||5.7||199||4.7||5.8||+16|
|5 to 9||192||4.5||6.0||238||5.7||5.9||-46|
|10 to 14||237||5.6||5.9||300||7.1||6.4||-64|
|15 to 19||314||7.4||6.3||245||5.8||6.9||+70|
|20 to 24||227||5.3||5.9||239||5.7||6.2||-13|
|25 to 29||215||5.1||5.7||215||5.1||6.1||0|
|30 to 34||263||6.2||6.4||239||5.7||6.0||+24|
|35 to 39||272||6.4||6.4||272||6.5||6.7||-1|
|40 to 44||282||6.7||6.6||301||7.2||7.4||-18|
|45 to 49||328||7.7||7.1||315||7.5||7.5||+13|
|50 to 54||315||7.4||6.9||268||6.4||7.1||+47|
|55 to 59||250||5.9||6.6||263||6.3||6.8||-13|
|60 to 64||260||6.1||6.2||328||7.8||6.6||-67|
|65 to 69||304||7.2||6.1||299||7.1||5.0||+5|
|70 to 74||234||5.5||4.6||228||5.4||3.5||+6|
|75 to 79||181||4.3||3.2||117||2.8||2.6||+64|
|80 to 84||96||2.3||2.2||72||1.7||1.9||+24|
|85 and over||62||1.5||2.1||68||1.6||1.7||-6|
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Analysis of the five year age groups of Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton in 2016 compared to City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 15.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.6% 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 Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (7.4% compared to 6.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.2% compared to 6.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.3% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (4.5% compared to 6.0%)
From 2011 to 2016, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton's population increased by 41 people (1.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.19% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 15 to 19 (+70 persons)
- 60 to 64 (-67 persons)
- 75 to 79 (+64 persons)
- 10 to 14 (-64 persons)