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There were 116 people over the age of 85 living in Pedare Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Pedare 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 Pedare 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 Pedare 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Pedare Ward - 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 41,0565.85.81,2586.85.8-202
5 to 91,3297.35.91,5518.36.5-222
10 to 141,4888.26.41,6498.97.0-161
15 to 191,5428.56.91,4808.07.2+62
20 to 241,1346.26.21,1286.16.8+6
25 to 299555.26.19365.05.8+19
30 to 349815.46.01,2906.96.6-309
35 to 391,3247.36.71,7489.47.4-424
40 to 441,6399.07.41,7749.57.6-135
45 to 491,7119.47.51,5788.57.6+133
50 to 541,4728.17.11,2506.77.3+222
55 to 591,0936.06.81,0355.67.2+58
60 to 649395.26.66193.35.4+320
65 to 695793.25.04872.63.8+92
70 to 743902.13.53662.02.9+24
75 to 793351.82.62591.42.4+76
80 to 841490.81.91170.61.7+32
85 and over1160.61.7600.31.1+56

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, Pedare Ward: 0.6% 80 to 84, Pedare Ward: 0.8% 75 to 79, Pedare Ward: 1.8% 70 to 74, Pedare Ward: 2.1% 65 to 69, Pedare Ward: 3.2% 60 to 64, Pedare Ward: 5.2% 55 to 59, Pedare Ward: 6.0% 50 to 54, Pedare Ward: 8.1% 45 to 49, Pedare Ward: 9.4% 40 to 44, Pedare Ward: 9.0% 35 to 39, Pedare Ward: 7.3% 30 to 34, Pedare Ward: 5.4% 25 to 29, Pedare Ward: 5.2% 20 to 24, Pedare Ward: 6.2% 15 to 19, Pedare Ward: 8.5% 10 to 14, Pedare Ward: 8.2% 5 to 9, Pedare Ward: 7.3% 0 to 4, Pedare Ward: 5.8%
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, Pedare Ward: +56 80 to 84, Pedare Ward: +32 75 to 79, Pedare Ward: +76 70 to 74, Pedare Ward: +24 65 to 69, Pedare Ward: +92 60 to 64, Pedare Ward: +320 55 to 59, Pedare Ward: +58 50 to 54, Pedare Ward: +222 45 to 49, Pedare Ward: +133 40 to 44, Pedare Ward: -135 35 to 39, Pedare Ward: -424 30 to 34, Pedare Ward: -309 25 to 29, Pedare Ward: +19 20 to 24, Pedare Ward: +6 15 to 19, Pedare Ward: +62 10 to 14, Pedare Ward: -161 5 to 9, Pedare Ward: -222 0 to 4, Pedare Ward: -202
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 Pedare Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 21.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 8.6% 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 Pedare Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (9.4% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (8.2% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (8.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.2% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Pedare Ward's population decreased by 353 people (1.9%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.38% per year over the period.

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

  • 35 to 39 (-424 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+320 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-309 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (-222 persons)