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There were 262 people over the age of 85 living in Mill Park in 2011, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.

The Age Structure of Mill Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Mill Park'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 Mill Park'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Five year age groups
Mill Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,6925.67.42,1956.97.0-503
5 to 91,9586.46.92,3937.67.2-435
10 to 142,1627.16.42,7958.87.4-633
15 to 192,5138.26.62,7938.87.3-280
20 to 242,5528.47.22,4357.77.3+117
25 to 292,1156.98.31,9306.17.1+185
30 to 341,8776.28.02,2337.17.6-356
35 to 392,0216.67.82,6958.58.0-674
40 to 442,4338.07.52,9119.27.7-478
45 to 492,6648.76.82,6638.47.3+1
50 to 542,4778.16.22,2077.06.4+270
55 to 592,0796.85.41,6155.15.8+464
60 to 641,4514.84.89473.04.2+504
65 to 698682.83.47092.23.3+159
70 to 746532.12.74921.62.7+161
75 to 794521.52.13321.11.9+120
80 to 842560.81.41810.61.1+75
85 and over2620.91.0870.30.7+174

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, Mill Park: 0.9% 80 to 84, Mill Park: 0.8% 75 to 79, Mill Park: 1.5% 70 to 74, Mill Park: 2.1% 65 to 69, Mill Park: 2.8% 60 to 64, Mill Park: 4.8% 55 to 59, Mill Park: 6.8% 50 to 54, Mill Park: 8.1% 45 to 49, Mill Park: 8.7% 40 to 44, Mill Park: 8.0% 35 to 39, Mill Park: 6.6% 30 to 34, Mill Park: 6.2% 25 to 29, Mill Park: 6.9% 20 to 24, Mill Park: 8.4% 15 to 19, Mill Park: 8.2% 10 to 14, Mill Park: 7.1% 5 to 9, Mill Park: 6.4% 0 to 4, Mill Park: 5.6%
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, Mill Park: +174 80 to 84, Mill Park: +75 75 to 79, Mill Park: +120 70 to 74, Mill Park: +161 65 to 69, Mill Park: +159 60 to 64, Mill Park: +504 55 to 59, Mill Park: +464 50 to 54, Mill Park: +270 45 to 49, Mill Park: +1 40 to 44, Mill Park: -478 35 to 39, Mill Park: -674 30 to 34, Mill Park: -356 25 to 29, Mill Park: +185 20 to 24, Mill Park: +117 15 to 19, Mill Park: -280 10 to 14, Mill Park: -633 5 to 9, Mill Park: -435 0 to 4, Mill Park: -503
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 Mill Park in 2011 compared to the City of Whittlesea shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 19.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 8.2% 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 Mill Park and the City of Whittlesea were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 50 to 54 (8.1% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (5.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (6.2% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Mill Park's population decreased by 1,128 people (3.6%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.72% per year over the period.

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

  • 35 to 39 (-674 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (-633 persons)
  • 60 to 64 (+504 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (-503 persons)

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