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There were 169 people over the age of 85 living in Lalor in 2011, with largest age group being 30 to 34 year olds.

The Age Structure of Lalor provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Lalor'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 Lalor'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
Lalor - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,2426.37.41,1746.07.0+68
5 to 91,2036.16.91,2226.37.2-19
10 to 141,1115.66.41,2486.47.4-137
15 to 191,1826.06.61,1896.17.3-7
20 to 241,3456.87.21,4007.27.3-55
25 to 291,4387.38.31,3597.07.1+79
30 to 341,4797.58.01,3116.77.6+168
35 to 391,3426.87.81,3597.08.0-18
40 to 441,2616.47.51,2216.37.7+40
45 to 491,2176.26.81,1906.17.3+27
50 to 541,1155.66.21,2056.26.4-90
55 to 591,1315.75.41,3486.95.8-216
60 to 641,2256.24.81,1505.94.2+75
65 to 691,0875.53.41,0905.63.3-3
70 to 749334.72.79474.92.7-14
75 to 798414.32.16243.21.9+217
80 to 844652.41.43121.61.1+153
85 and over1690.91.01410.70.7+28

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, Lalor: 0.9% 80 to 84, Lalor: 2.4% 75 to 79, Lalor: 4.3% 70 to 74, Lalor: 4.7% 65 to 69, Lalor: 5.5% 60 to 64, Lalor: 6.2% 55 to 59, Lalor: 5.7% 50 to 54, Lalor: 5.6% 45 to 49, Lalor: 6.2% 40 to 44, Lalor: 6.4% 35 to 39, Lalor: 6.8% 30 to 34, Lalor: 7.5% 25 to 29, Lalor: 7.3% 20 to 24, Lalor: 6.8% 15 to 19, Lalor: 6.0% 10 to 14, Lalor: 5.6% 5 to 9, Lalor: 6.1% 0 to 4, Lalor: 6.3%
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, Lalor: +28 80 to 84, Lalor: +153 75 to 79, Lalor: +217 70 to 74, Lalor: -14 65 to 69, Lalor: -3 60 to 64, Lalor: +75 55 to 59, Lalor: -216 50 to 54, Lalor: -90 45 to 49, Lalor: +27 40 to 44, Lalor: +40 35 to 39, Lalor: -18 30 to 34, Lalor: +168 25 to 29, Lalor: +79 20 to 24, Lalor: -55 15 to 19, Lalor: -7 10 to 14, Lalor: -137 5 to 9, Lalor: -19 0 to 4, Lalor: +68
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 Lalor in 2011 compared to the 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, 18.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.7% 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 Lalor and the City of Whittlesea were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (4.3% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (5.5% compared to 3.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (4.7% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.2% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Lalor's population increased by 297 people (1.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.3% per year over the period.

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

  • 75 to 79 (+217 persons)
  • 55 to 59 (-216 persons)
  • 30 to 34 (+168 persons)
  • 80 to 84 (+153 persons)

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