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Doreen

Five year age groups

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There were 10 people over the age of 85 living in Doreen in 2011, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Doreen provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Doreen'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 Doreen'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
Doreen - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,31912.07.437513.97.0+944
5 to 91,15510.56.935213.17.2+803
10 to 147887.26.41977.37.4+591
15 to 195565.16.61023.87.3+454
20 to 245525.07.2973.67.3+455
25 to 291,14310.48.32268.47.1+917
30 to 341,22011.18.033612.57.6+885
35 to 391,17610.77.833012.28.0+847
40 to 449368.57.52268.47.7+710
45 to 496025.56.81575.87.3+445
50 to 544013.76.2923.46.4+309
55 to 593613.35.4742.75.8+288
60 to 643423.14.8511.94.2+291
65 to 692142.03.4341.33.3+181
70 to 74900.82.7240.92.7+66
75 to 79620.62.1140.51.9+48
80 to 84280.31.470.31.1+21
85 and over100.11.030.10.7+7

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 Whittlesea: 1.0% 80 to 84, City of Whittlesea: 1.4% 75 to 79, City of Whittlesea: 2.1% 70 to 74, City of Whittlesea: 2.7% 65 to 69, City of Whittlesea: 3.4% 60 to 64, City of Whittlesea: 4.8% 55 to 59, City of Whittlesea: 5.4% 50 to 54, City of Whittlesea: 6.2% 45 to 49, City of Whittlesea: 6.8% 40 to 44, City of Whittlesea: 7.5% 35 to 39, City of Whittlesea: 7.8% 30 to 34, City of Whittlesea: 8.0% 25 to 29, City of Whittlesea: 8.3% 20 to 24, City of Whittlesea: 7.2% 15 to 19, City of Whittlesea: 6.6% 10 to 14, City of Whittlesea: 6.4% 5 to 9, City of Whittlesea: 6.9% 0 to 4, City of Whittlesea: 7.4% 85 and over, Doreen: 0.1% 80 to 84, Doreen: 0.3% 75 to 79, Doreen: 0.6% 70 to 74, Doreen: 0.8% 65 to 69, Doreen: 2.0% 60 to 64, Doreen: 3.1% 55 to 59, Doreen: 3.3% 50 to 54, Doreen: 3.7% 45 to 49, Doreen: 5.5% 40 to 44, Doreen: 8.5% 35 to 39, Doreen: 10.7% 30 to 34, Doreen: 11.1% 25 to 29, Doreen: 10.4% 20 to 24, Doreen: 5.0% 15 to 19, Doreen: 5.1% 10 to 14, Doreen: 7.2% 5 to 9, Doreen: 10.5% 0 to 4, Doreen: 12.0%
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, Doreen: +7 80 to 84, Doreen: +21 75 to 79, Doreen: +48 70 to 74, Doreen: +66 65 to 69, Doreen: +181 60 to 64, Doreen: +291 55 to 59, Doreen: +288 50 to 54, Doreen: +309 45 to 49, Doreen: +445 40 to 44, Doreen: +710 35 to 39, Doreen: +847 30 to 34, Doreen: +885 25 to 29, Doreen: +917 20 to 24, Doreen: +455 15 to 19, Doreen: +454 10 to 14, Doreen: +591 5 to 9, Doreen: +803 0 to 4, Doreen: +944
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 Doreen in 2011 compared to the City of Whittlesea shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 29.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 3.7% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 20.8% and 10.7% respectively for the City of Whittlesea.

The major differences between the age structure of Doreen and the City of Whittlesea were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (12.0% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (10.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (11.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (10.7% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Doreen's population increased by 8,265 people (306.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 32.37% per year over the period.

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

  • 0 to 4 (+944 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+917 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+885 persons)
  • 35 to 39 (+847 persons)

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