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Epping North - Wollert

Five year age groups

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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.

To get a more complete picture Epping North - Wollert'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 North - Wollert - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2011 to 2016
0 to 43,08211.98.21,18510.37.4+1,896
5 to 92,2928.97.08747.66.9+1,418
10 to 141,5165.96.17416.46.4+775
15 to 191,3595.25.97376.46.6+622
20 to 241,6486.46.98487.47.2+800
25 to 292,4149.38.01,29111.28.3+1,122
30 to 343,41613.29.11,32511.58.0+2,091
35 to 392,67310.37.91,1099.67.8+1,565
40 to 441,8997.37.08577.47.5+1,042
45 to 491,4525.66.57376.46.8+715
50 to 541,2274.75.95935.16.2+634
55 to 599493.75.24363.85.4+513
60 to 647342.84.63513.14.8+383
65 to 695682.24.01531.33.4+415
70 to 743131.22.8960.82.7+217
75 to 791840.72.1870.82.1+97
80 to 841030.41.6340.31.4+68
85 and over640.21.2650.61.0-1
Total population25,901100.0100.011,529100.0100.0+14,372
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)