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Epping

Five year age groups

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

There were 142 people over the age of 85 living in Epping in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Epping provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Epping'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 Epping's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
Epping - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,0136.88.21,0627.27.4-49
5 to 98996.07.08816.06.9+18
10 to 148475.76.18575.86.4-10
15 to 198365.65.91,0647.26.6-228
20 to 241,1337.66.91,1888.07.2-55
25 to 291,2278.28.01,2378.48.3-10
30 to 341,2358.39.11,0857.38.0+150
35 to 391,0497.07.91,0687.27.8-19
40 to 449516.47.01,0487.17.5-97
45 to 499336.36.51,0917.46.8-158
50 to 541,0166.85.91,0827.36.2-65
55 to 591,0477.05.29976.85.4+50
60 to 648815.94.68495.74.8+33
65 to 697795.24.04443.03.4+335
70 to 744493.02.83462.32.7+104
75 to 792831.92.12091.42.1+75
80 to 841731.21.61641.11.4+9
85 and over1421.01.2890.61.0+53
Total population14,905100.0100.014,769100.0100.0+136
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of Epping in 2016 compared to City of Whittlesea 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, 18.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.4% and 11.7% respectively for City of Whittlesea.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (5.9% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.2% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.8% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Epping's population increased by 136 people (0.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.18% per year over the period.

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

  • 65 to 69 (+335 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (-228 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-158 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+150 persons)