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Warringah Council area

Five year age groups

There were 3,876 people over the age of 85 living in Warringah Council area in 2011, with largest age group being 40 to 44 year olds.

The Age Structure of Warringah Council 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 Warringah Council 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 Warringah Council 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
Warringah Council area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
0 to 410,2147.36.89,1326.86.6+1,082
5 to 99,4746.76.38,5336.46.5+941
10 to 148,6056.16.17,8835.96.5+722
15 to 197,7415.56.37,6905.76.6+51
20 to 247,2865.27.07,3885.57.2-102
25 to 298,3165.97.88,3996.37.4-83
30 to 349,7536.97.710,8928.17.9-1,139
35 to 3911,6718.37.611,2328.47.7+439
40 to 4411,7068.37.310,6898.07.6+1,017
45 to 4910,6927.67.09,3387.07.2+1,354
50 to 548,9626.46.58,1266.16.3+836
55 to 597,5845.45.77,6755.75.8-91
60 to 646,9865.05.16,5724.94.4+414
65 to 695,9144.23.85,2843.93.4+630
70 to 744,8293.42.94,1453.12.8+684
75 to 793,7592.72.34,0583.02.5-299
80 to 843,3732.41.93,5322.62.0-159
85 and over3,8762.81.83,2692.41.6+607

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 Sydney: 1.8% 80 to 84, Greater Sydney: 1.9% 75 to 79, Greater Sydney: 2.3% 70 to 74, Greater Sydney: 2.9% 65 to 69, Greater Sydney: 3.8% 60 to 64, Greater Sydney: 5.1% 55 to 59, Greater Sydney: 5.7% 50 to 54, Greater Sydney: 6.5% 45 to 49, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 40 to 44, Greater Sydney: 7.3% 35 to 39, Greater Sydney: 7.6% 30 to 34, Greater Sydney: 7.7% 25 to 29, Greater Sydney: 7.8% 20 to 24, Greater Sydney: 7.0% 15 to 19, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 10 to 14, Greater Sydney: 6.1% 5 to 9, Greater Sydney: 6.3% 0 to 4, Greater Sydney: 6.8% 85 and over, Warringah Council area: 2.8% 80 to 84, Warringah Council area: 2.4% 75 to 79, Warringah Council area: 2.7% 70 to 74, Warringah Council area: 3.4% 65 to 69, Warringah Council area: 4.2% 60 to 64, Warringah Council area: 5.0% 55 to 59, Warringah Council area: 5.4% 50 to 54, Warringah Council area: 6.4% 45 to 49, Warringah Council area: 7.6% 40 to 44, Warringah Council area: 8.3% 35 to 39, Warringah Council area: 8.3% 30 to 34, Warringah Council area: 6.9% 25 to 29, Warringah Council area: 5.9% 20 to 24, Warringah Council area: 5.2% 15 to 19, Warringah Council area: 5.5% 10 to 14, Warringah Council area: 6.1% 5 to 9, Warringah Council area: 6.7% 0 to 4, Warringah Council area: 7.3%
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, Warringah Council area: +607 80 to 84, Warringah Council area: -159 75 to 79, Warringah Council area: -299 70 to 74, Warringah Council area: +684 65 to 69, Warringah Council area: +630 60 to 64, Warringah Council area: +414 55 to 59, Warringah Council area: -91 50 to 54, Warringah Council area: +836 45 to 49, Warringah Council area: +1,354 40 to 44, Warringah Council area: +1,017 35 to 39, Warringah Council area: +439 30 to 34, Warringah Council area: -1,139 25 to 29, Warringah Council area: -83 20 to 24, Warringah Council area: -102 15 to 19, Warringah Council area: +51 10 to 14, Warringah Council area: +722 5 to 9, Warringah Council area: +941 0 to 4, Warringah Council area: +1,082
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 Warringah Council area in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney 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, 20.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 15.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.2% and 12.8% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The major differences between the age structure of Warringah Council area and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (8.3% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 85 and over (2.8% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.9% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (5.2% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Warringah Council area's population increased by 6,904 people (5.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.01% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 45 to 49 (+1,354 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (-1,139 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+1,082 persons)
  • 40 to 44 (+1,017 persons)

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