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Steventon Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 255 people over the age of 85 living in Steventon Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Steventon 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 Steventon 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 Steventon 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
Steventon 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 41,0376.25.78815.65.8+156
5 to 99956.06.08855.65.9+110
10 to 149555.75.99806.26.4-25
15 to 191,0026.06.31,0556.76.9-53
20 to 248895.35.99305.96.2-41
25 to 299075.45.79556.16.1-48
30 to 341,0846.56.41,0146.46.0+70
35 to 391,1326.86.41,0566.76.7+76
40 to 441,1016.66.61,1247.17.4-23
45 to 491,1657.07.11,0486.77.5+117
50 to 541,0586.36.99966.37.1+62
55 to 599835.96.61,0376.66.8-54
60 to 649775.86.21,1497.36.6-172
65 to 691,1627.06.11,0416.65.0+121
70 to 749895.94.67494.83.5+240
75 to 796654.03.24182.72.6+247
80 to 843452.12.22241.41.9+121
85 and over2551.52.12091.31.7+46
Total population16,701100.0100.015,751100.0100.0+950
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 Steventon 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) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.5% 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 Steventon Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (5.9% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (5.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Steventon Ward's population increased by 950 people (6.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.18% per year over the period.

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

  • 75 to 79 (+247 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+240 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (-172 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+156 persons)