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Fullarton Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 677 people over the age of 85 living in Fullarton Ward in 2016, with largest age group being 85 and over year olds.

The Age Structure of Fullarton 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 Fullarton 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 Fullarton 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?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Fullarton Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
0 to 42844.14.73776.55.4-93
5 to 93945.75.73035.25.6+91
10 to 143935.75.53055.35.1+87
15 to 194516.55.83466.05.6+105
20 to 244306.26.84768.27.7-46
25 to 293364.97.04267.37.4-91
30 to 342754.06.64006.96.5-125
35 to 393334.86.44327.46.9-99
40 to 444206.16.74047.07.1+16
45 to 494306.26.74207.26.9+10
50 to 544196.16.44587.96.9-40
55 to 593975.76.33836.66.8+13
60 to 644116.06.23606.25.9+51
65 to 694035.85.62334.04.0+171
70 to 743014.43.91622.83.1+139
75 to 793064.43.01051.82.5+201
80 to 842533.72.31031.82.7+150
85 and over6779.84.31101.94.1+567

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2016
Age structure - five year age groups, 2016 85 and over, City of Unley: 4.3% 80 to 84, City of Unley: 2.3% 75 to 79, City of Unley: 3.0% 70 to 74, City of Unley: 3.9% 65 to 69, City of Unley: 5.6% 60 to 64, City of Unley: 6.2% 55 to 59, City of Unley: 6.3% 50 to 54, City of Unley: 6.4% 45 to 49, City of Unley: 6.7% 40 to 44, City of Unley: 6.7% 35 to 39, City of Unley: 6.4% 30 to 34, City of Unley: 6.6% 25 to 29, City of Unley: 7.0% 20 to 24, City of Unley: 6.8% 15 to 19, City of Unley: 5.8% 10 to 14, City of Unley: 5.5% 5 to 9, City of Unley: 5.7% 0 to 4, City of Unley: 4.7% 85 and over, Fullarton Ward: 9.8% 80 to 84, Fullarton Ward: 3.7% 75 to 79, Fullarton Ward: 4.4% 70 to 74, Fullarton Ward: 4.4% 65 to 69, Fullarton Ward: 5.8% 60 to 64, Fullarton Ward: 6.0% 55 to 59, Fullarton Ward: 5.7% 50 to 54, Fullarton Ward: 6.1% 45 to 49, Fullarton Ward: 6.2% 40 to 44, Fullarton Ward: 6.1% 35 to 39, Fullarton Ward: 4.8% 30 to 34, Fullarton Ward: 4.0% 25 to 29, Fullarton Ward: 4.9% 20 to 24, Fullarton Ward: 6.2% 15 to 19, Fullarton Ward: 6.5% 10 to 14, Fullarton Ward: 5.7% 5 to 9, Fullarton Ward: 5.7% 0 to 4, Fullarton Ward: 4.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Fullarton Ward: +567 80 to 84, Fullarton Ward: +150 75 to 79, Fullarton Ward: +201 70 to 74, Fullarton Ward: +139 65 to 69, Fullarton Ward: +171 60 to 64, Fullarton Ward: +51 55 to 59, Fullarton Ward: +13 50 to 54, Fullarton Ward: -40 45 to 49, Fullarton Ward: +10 40 to 44, Fullarton Ward: +16 35 to 39, Fullarton Ward: -99 30 to 34, Fullarton Ward: -125 25 to 29, Fullarton Ward: -91 20 to 24, Fullarton Ward: -46 15 to 19, Fullarton Ward: +105 10 to 14, Fullarton Ward: +87 5 to 9, Fullarton Ward: +91 0 to 4, Fullarton Ward: -93
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Fullarton Ward in 2016 compared to City of Unley 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, 15.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 28.1% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 15.9% and 19.2% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences between the age structure of Fullarton Ward and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (9.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.0% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Fullarton Ward's population increased by 1,107 people (19.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.55% per year over the period.

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

  • 85 and over (+567 persons)
  • 75 to 79 (+201 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+171 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+150 persons)

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