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South Morang

Five year age groups

There were 386 people over the age of 85 living in South Morang in 2011, with largest age group being 35 to 39 year olds.

The Age Structure of South Morang provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of South Morang'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 South Morang'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
South Morang - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Whittlesea %Number%City of Whittlesea %2006 to 2011
0 to 41,7239.07.41,30010.67.0+423
5 to 91,6228.46.91,1539.47.2+470
10 to 141,4747.76.49587.87.4+516
15 to 191,3036.86.67906.47.3+513
20 to 241,1576.07.27225.97.3+435
25 to 291,3437.08.31,1129.07.1+231
30 to 341,7148.98.01,35111.07.6+364
35 to 391,7879.37.81,32010.78.0+467
40 to 441,7679.27.59417.67.7+826
45 to 491,2426.56.87916.47.3+451
50 to 549675.06.25464.46.4+422
55 to 597824.15.44573.75.8+326
60 to 646503.44.82642.14.2+387
65 to 693711.93.41591.33.3+212
70 to 743351.72.71451.22.7+191
75 to 793271.72.1870.71.9+240
80 to 842911.51.4880.71.1+203
85 and over3862.01.01321.10.7+255

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, South Morang: 2.0% 80 to 84, South Morang: 1.5% 75 to 79, South Morang: 1.7% 70 to 74, South Morang: 1.7% 65 to 69, South Morang: 1.9% 60 to 64, South Morang: 3.4% 55 to 59, South Morang: 4.1% 50 to 54, South Morang: 5.0% 45 to 49, South Morang: 6.5% 40 to 44, South Morang: 9.2% 35 to 39, South Morang: 9.3% 30 to 34, South Morang: 8.9% 25 to 29, South Morang: 7.0% 20 to 24, South Morang: 6.0% 15 to 19, South Morang: 6.8% 10 to 14, South Morang: 7.7% 5 to 9, South Morang: 8.4% 0 to 4, South Morang: 9.0%
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, South Morang: +255 80 to 84, South Morang: +203 75 to 79, South Morang: +240 70 to 74, South Morang: +191 65 to 69, South Morang: +212 60 to 64, South Morang: +387 55 to 59, South Morang: +326 50 to 54, South Morang: +422 45 to 49, South Morang: +451 40 to 44, South Morang: +826 35 to 39, South Morang: +467 30 to 34, South Morang: +364 25 to 29, South Morang: +231 20 to 24, South Morang: +435 15 to 19, South Morang: +513 10 to 14, South Morang: +516 5 to 9, South Morang: +470 0 to 4, South Morang: +423
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 South Morang in 2011 compared to the 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, 25.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 8.9% 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 South Morang and the City of Whittlesea were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 40 to 44 (9.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (8.4% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 35 to 39 (9.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (1.9% compared to 3.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, South Morang's population increased by 6,930 people (56.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 9.34% per year over the period.

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

  • 40 to 44 (+826 persons)
  • 10 to 14 (+516 persons)
  • 15 to 19 (+513 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+470 persons)

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