Epping North - Wollert
Five year age groups
There were 64 people over the age of 85 living in Epping North - Wollert in 2016, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.
The Age Structure of Epping North - Wollert 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 North - Wollert'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Epping North - Wollert in 2016 compared to 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, 26.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 4.8% 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 North - Wollert and City of Whittlesea were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (13.2% compared to 9.1%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (11.9% compared to 8.2%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (10.3% compared to 7.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (2.2% compared to 4.0%)
From 2011 to 2016, Epping North - Wollert's population increased by 14,372 people (124.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 17.57% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 30 to 34 (+2,091 persons)
- 0 to 4 (+1,896 persons)
- 35 to 39 (+1,565 persons)
- 5 to 9 (+1,418 persons)