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Unley Park Ward

Five year age groups

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There were 226 people over the age of 85 living in Unley Park Ward in 2011, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.

The Age Structure of Unley Park 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 Unley Park 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 Unley Park 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
Unley Park Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
0 to 42624.35.43385.45.6-76
5 to 93736.15.63605.85.2+12
10 to 144026.65.13876.25.0+15
15 to 194547.55.64487.26.3+6
20 to 243996.67.73826.18.1+16
25 to 292784.67.43054.97.0-27
30 to 342714.56.52564.16.7+16
35 to 392954.96.93986.47.5-104
40 to 444186.97.14196.77.3-1
45 to 494487.46.94967.97.4-47
50 to 544567.56.95228.37.3-66
55 to 594978.26.84817.76.5+17
60 to 644257.05.93655.84.3+60
65 to 693595.94.02714.33.2+88
70 to 742103.53.11662.72.8+44
75 to 791332.22.51993.23.0-66
80 to 841572.62.72073.33.1-50
85 and over2263.74.12554.13.8-29

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 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% 85 and over, Unley Park Ward: 3.7% 80 to 84, Unley Park Ward: 2.6% 75 to 79, Unley Park Ward: 2.2% 70 to 74, Unley Park Ward: 3.5% 65 to 69, Unley Park Ward: 5.9% 60 to 64, Unley Park Ward: 7.0% 55 to 59, Unley Park Ward: 8.2% 50 to 54, Unley Park Ward: 7.5% 45 to 49, Unley Park Ward: 7.4% 40 to 44, Unley Park Ward: 6.9% 35 to 39, Unley Park Ward: 4.9% 30 to 34, Unley Park Ward: 4.5% 25 to 29, Unley Park Ward: 4.6% 20 to 24, Unley Park Ward: 6.6% 15 to 19, Unley Park Ward: 7.5% 10 to 14, Unley Park Ward: 6.6% 5 to 9, Unley Park Ward: 6.1% 0 to 4, Unley Park Ward: 4.3%
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, Unley Park Ward: -29 80 to 84, Unley Park Ward: -50 75 to 79, Unley Park Ward: -66 70 to 74, Unley Park Ward: +44 65 to 69, Unley Park Ward: +88 60 to 64, Unley Park Ward: +60 55 to 59, Unley Park Ward: +17 50 to 54, Unley Park Ward: -66 45 to 49, Unley Park Ward: -47 40 to 44, Unley Park Ward: -1 35 to 39, Unley Park Ward: -104 30 to 34, Unley Park Ward: +16 25 to 29, Unley Park Ward: -27 20 to 24, Unley Park Ward: +16 15 to 19, Unley Park Ward: +6 10 to 14, Unley Park Ward: +15 5 to 9, Unley Park Ward: +12 0 to 4, Unley Park Ward: -76
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 Unley Park Ward in 2011 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 17.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 16.1% and 16.3% respectively for City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.9% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (4.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (4.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (4.9% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Unley Park Ward's population decreased by 192 people (3.1%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.62% 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 (-104 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+88 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-76 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-66 persons)

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