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Eastern Region Alliance area

Five year age groups

There were 8,105 people over the age of 85 living in Eastern Region Alliance area in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Eastern Region Alliance area provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Eastern Region Alliance area'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 Eastern Region Alliance area'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
Eastern Region Alliance area - 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 415,0345.35.814,8595.35.8+175
5 to 915,7265.55.915,7805.66.5-54
10 to 1416,3685.86.416,9576.17.0-589
15 to 1918,3136.46.919,2666.97.2-953
20 to 2420,1287.16.220,4737.36.8-345
25 to 2918,6326.56.116,9376.05.8+1,695
30 to 3417,0126.06.017,9326.46.6-920
35 to 3918,6266.56.719,9087.17.4-1,282
40 to 4420,4857.27.420,5987.47.6-113
45 to 4920,3987.27.520,7537.47.6-355
50 to 5419,7757.07.119,4086.97.3+367
55 to 5918,1986.46.818,7056.77.2-507
60 to 6417,3946.16.614,3545.15.4+3,040
65 to 6913,3754.75.011,3464.13.8+2,029
70 to 7410,7213.83.59,6023.42.9+1,119
75 to 798,6323.02.69,0303.22.4-398
80 to 847,5742.71.97,3702.61.7+204
85 and over8,1052.81.76,7982.41.1+1,307

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, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.8% 80 to 84, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.7% 75 to 79, Eastern Region Alliance area: 3.0% 70 to 74, Eastern Region Alliance area: 3.8% 65 to 69, Eastern Region Alliance area: 4.7% 60 to 64, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.1% 55 to 59, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.4% 50 to 54, Eastern Region Alliance area: 7.0% 45 to 49, Eastern Region Alliance area: 7.2% 40 to 44, Eastern Region Alliance area: 7.2% 35 to 39, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.5% 30 to 34, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.0% 25 to 29, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.5% 20 to 24, Eastern Region Alliance area: 7.1% 15 to 19, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.4% 10 to 14, Eastern Region Alliance area: 5.8% 5 to 9, Eastern Region Alliance area: 5.5% 0 to 4, Eastern Region Alliance area: 5.3%
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, Eastern Region Alliance area: +1,307 80 to 84, Eastern Region Alliance area: +204 75 to 79, Eastern Region Alliance area: -398 70 to 74, Eastern Region Alliance area: +1,119 65 to 69, Eastern Region Alliance area: +2,029 60 to 64, Eastern Region Alliance area: +3,040 55 to 59, Eastern Region Alliance area: -507 50 to 54, Eastern Region Alliance area: +367 45 to 49, Eastern Region Alliance area: -355 40 to 44, Eastern Region Alliance area: -113 35 to 39, Eastern Region Alliance area: -1,282 30 to 34, Eastern Region Alliance area: -920 25 to 29, Eastern Region Alliance area: +1,695 20 to 24, Eastern Region Alliance area: -345 15 to 19, Eastern Region Alliance area: -953 10 to 14, Eastern Region Alliance area: -589 5 to 9, Eastern Region Alliance area: -54 0 to 4, Eastern Region Alliance area: +175
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 Eastern Region Alliance area in 2011 compared to the 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, 16.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.0% 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 Eastern Region Alliance area and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.8% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (7.1% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (2.7% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Eastern Region Alliance area's population increased by 4,420 people (1.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.31% 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 (+3,040 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+2,029 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+1,695 persons)
  • 85 and over (+1,307 persons)