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There were 1,065 people over the age of 85 living in Far North District in 2018, with largest age group being 5 to 9 year olds.
The Age Structure of Far North District provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Far North District'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.
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|Age structure - Five year age groups|
|Far North District||2018||2013||Change|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||Northland Region %||Number||%||Northland Region %||2013 to 2018|
|0 to 4||4,269||6.5||6.5||3,951||7.1||7.0||+318|
|5 to 9||4,998||7.7||7.5||4,134||7.4||7.3||+864|
|10 to 14||4,812||7.4||7.0||4,299||7.7||7.3||+513|
|15 to 19||3,951||6.1||5.9||3,564||6.4||6.3||+387|
|20 to 24||2,997||4.6||4.8||2,454||4.4||4.7||+543|
|25 to 29||3,402||5.2||5.5||2,223||4.0||4.4||+1,179|
|30 to 34||3,153||4.8||5.3||2,232||4.0||4.3||+921|
|35 to 39||2,958||4.5||4.9||2,736||4.9||5.2||+222|
|40 to 44||3,417||5.2||5.4||3,429||6.2||6.5||-12|
|45 to 49||4,191||6.4||6.5||3,954||7.1||7.0||+237|
|50 to 54||4,704||7.2||6.9||4,362||7.8||7.6||+342|
|55 to 59||4,995||7.7||7.4||4,197||7.5||7.2||+798|
|60 to 64||4,770||7.3||7.0||4,155||7.5||6.9||+615|
|65 to 69||4,563||7.0||6.5||3,612||6.5||6.2||+951|
|70 to 74||3,474||5.3||5.3||2,721||4.9||4.8||+753|
|75 to 79||2,247||3.4||3.6||1,725||3.1||3.2||+522|
|80 to 84||1,275||2.0||2.1||1,128||2.0||2.2||+147|
|85 and over||1,065||1.6||2.0||858||1.5||1.9||+207|
Analysis of the five year age groups of Far North District in 2018 compared to Northland Region shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 21.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 19.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.0% and 19.6% respectively for Northland Region.
There were no major differences between Far North District and Northland Region in 2018.
From 2013 to 2018, Far North District's population increased by 9,507 people (17.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.2% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2013 and 2018 were in the age groups:
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