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Five year age groups

There were 1,518 people over the age of 85 living in the City of Unley in 2011, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of the City of Unley provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of the City of Unley'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 the City of Unley'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
City of Unley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
0 to 42,0005.46.02,0095.65.7-9
5 to 92,0455.65.71,8875.26.0+158
10 to 141,8845.16.01,7935.06.4+91
15 to 192,0485.66.62,2706.36.8-222
20 to 242,8257.77.12,9028.17.1-77
25 to 292,7187.47.02,5117.06.2+207
30 to 342,4046.56.42,4206.76.6-16
35 to 392,5296.96.72,6907.57.2-161
40 to 442,6257.17.12,6107.37.4+15
45 to 492,5476.97.12,6497.47.4-102
50 to 542,5246.96.92,6327.36.8-108
55 to 592,4926.86.22,3436.56.5+149
60 to 642,1835.95.81,5554.34.9+628
65 to 691,4654.04.41,1533.23.9+312
70 to 741,1293.13.49992.83.3+130
75 to 799062.52.81,0883.03.2-182
80 to 841,0002.72.41,1113.12.6-111
85 and over1,5184.12.41,3773.82.1+141

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, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 80 to 84, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% 75 to 79, Greater Adelaide: 2.8% 70 to 74, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% 65 to 69, Greater Adelaide: 4.4% 60 to 64, Greater Adelaide: 5.8% 55 to 59, Greater Adelaide: 6.2% 50 to 54, Greater Adelaide: 6.9% 45 to 49, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 40 to 44, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 35 to 39, Greater Adelaide: 6.7% 30 to 34, Greater Adelaide: 6.4% 25 to 29, Greater Adelaide: 7.0% 20 to 24, Greater Adelaide: 7.1% 15 to 19, Greater Adelaide: 6.6% 10 to 14, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 5 to 9, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% 0 to 4, Greater Adelaide: 6.0% 85 and over, City of Unley: 4.1% 80 to 84, City of Unley: 2.7% 75 to 79, City of Unley: 2.5% 70 to 74, City of Unley: 3.1% 65 to 69, City of Unley: 4.0% 60 to 64, City of Unley: 5.9% 55 to 59, City of Unley: 6.8% 50 to 54, City of Unley: 6.9% 45 to 49, City of Unley: 6.9% 40 to 44, City of Unley: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Unley: 6.9% 30 to 34, City of Unley: 6.5% 25 to 29, City of Unley: 7.4% 20 to 24, City of Unley: 7.7% 15 to 19, City of Unley: 5.6% 10 to 14, City of Unley: 5.1% 5 to 9, City of Unley: 5.6% 0 to 4, City of Unley: 5.4%
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, City of Unley: +141 80 to 84, City of Unley: -111 75 to 79, City of Unley: -182 70 to 74, City of Unley: +130 65 to 69, City of Unley: +312 60 to 64, City of Unley: +628 55 to 59, City of Unley: +149 50 to 54, City of Unley: -108 45 to 49, City of Unley: -102 40 to 44, City of Unley: +15 35 to 39, City of Unley: -161 30 to 34, City of Unley: -16 25 to 29, City of Unley: +207 20 to 24, City of Unley: -77 15 to 19, City of Unley: -222 10 to 14, City of Unley: +91 5 to 9, City of Unley: +158 0 to 4, City of Unley: -9
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 the City of Unley in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide 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, 16.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 16.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.7% and 15.5% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of the City of Unley and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (4.1% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (5.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 10 to 14 (5.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.4% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Unley's population increased by 843 people (2.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.46% 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 (+628 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+312 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-222 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+207 persons)