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Drumminor Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 283 people over the age of 85 living in Drumminor Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Drumminor Ward provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Drumminor Ward'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 Drumminor Ward'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
Drumminor Ward - 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 48945.95.79626.55.8-68
5 to 99406.26.08785.95.9+62
10 to 148845.95.99026.16.4-18
15 to 198615.76.39136.26.9-52
20 to 248845.95.98795.96.2+5
25 to 299626.45.79996.86.1-37
30 to 341,0416.96.49656.56.0+76
35 to 391,0236.86.41,0006.86.7+23
40 to 441,0126.76.61,0777.37.4-65
45 to 491,0136.77.11,0196.97.5-6
50 to 549336.26.99446.47.1-11
55 to 599016.06.61,1127.56.8-211
60 to 641,0296.86.21,0367.06.6-7
65 to 699786.56.16724.55.0+306
70 to 746124.14.65083.43.5+104
75 to 795083.43.23672.52.6+141
80 to 843352.22.23202.21.9+15
85 and over2831.92.12451.71.7+38
Total population15,093100.0100.014,798100.0100.0+295
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 Drumminor Ward 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) as well as a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 18.0% 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 Drumminor Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (6.4% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (6.2% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (6.0% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Drumminor Ward's population increased by 295 people (2.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.4% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 65 to 69 (+306 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (-211 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+141 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+104 persons)