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There were 36 people over the age of 85 living in Riverview in 2018, with largest age group being 60 to 64 year olds.
The Age Structure of Riverview provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Riverview'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|
|Five year age groups (years)||Number||%||Far North District %||Number||%||Far North District %||2013 to 2018|
|0 to 4||87||4.1||6.5||90||5.0||7.1||-3|
|5 to 9||144||6.8||7.7||126||7.0||7.4||+18|
|10 to 14||165||7.8||7.4||135||7.6||7.7||+30|
|15 to 19||102||4.8||6.1||108||6.0||6.4||-6|
|20 to 24||75||3.6||4.6||60||3.4||4.4||+15|
|25 to 29||66||3.1||5.2||33||1.8||4.0||+33|
|30 to 34||84||4.0||4.8||63||3.5||4.0||+21|
|35 to 39||81||3.8||4.5||84||4.7||4.9||-3|
|40 to 44||129||6.1||5.2||108||6.0||6.2||+21|
|45 to 49||135||6.4||6.4||138||7.7||7.1||-3|
|50 to 54||150||7.1||7.2||141||7.9||7.8||+9|
|55 to 59||147||7.0||7.7||144||8.1||7.5||+3|
|60 to 64||183||8.7||7.3||117||6.5||7.5||+66|
|65 to 69||159||7.5||7.0||153||8.6||6.5||+6|
|70 to 74||165||7.8||5.3||123||6.9||4.9||+42|
|75 to 79||123||5.8||3.4||93||5.2||3.1||+30|
|80 to 84||78||3.7||2.0||48||2.7||2.0||+30|
|85 and over||36||1.7||1.6||24||1.3||1.5||+12|
Analysis of the five year age groups of Riverview in 2018 compared to Far North District 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, 18.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 14, and 26.6% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 21.6% and 19.3% respectively for Far North District.
The major differences between the age structure of Riverview and Far North District were:
From 2013 to 2018, Riverview's population increased by 321 people (18.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.36% per year over the period.
The largest change in age structure in this area between 2013 and 2018 was in the age group:
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