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South East Corner

Five year age groups

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There were 44 people over the age of 85 living in South East Corner in 2016, with largest age group being 20 to 24 year olds.

The Age Structure of South East Corner 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 East Corner'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 East Corner'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?'

Age structure - Five year age groups
South East Corner - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
0 to 4852210333-18
5 to 98122451236
10 to 1459216622-7
15 to 191143712347-9
20 to 244631321452132110
25 to 2945213144981414-46
30 to 3436310103259938
35 to 39260762497611
40 to 442086523275-24
45 to 491955520565-10
50 to 542056523675-31
55 to 592276524775-20
60 to 642347527385-39
65 to 69256751625494
70 to 7416453913373
75 to 7910332862216
80 to 84471145123
85 and over44128122-37
Total population3,5671001003,52410010043
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the five year age groups of South East Corner in 2016 compared to City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 6.3% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 17.3% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 5.5% and 13.0% respectively for City of Adelaide.

The major differences between the age structure of South East Corner and City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (7.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (6.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (13.0% compared to 21.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 15 to 19 (3.2% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, South East Corner's population increased by 43 people (1.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.24% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 65 to 69 (+94 persons)
  • 70 to 74 (+73 persons)

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