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Beaumaris

Service age groups

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Beaumaris had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Bayside in 2016.

The Age Structure of Beaumaris provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Beaumaris's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Service age groups divide the population into age categories that reflect typical life-stages. They indicate the level of demand for services that target people at different stages in life and how that demand is changing.

To get a more complete picture Beaumaris's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Age structure - Service age groups
Beaumaris - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) 529 4.0 5.1 605 4.8 6.0 -77
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 1,345 10.3 9.7 1,270 10.2 9.7 +75
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 1,163 8.9 8.2 1,062 8.5 7.7 +101
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 1,067 8.1 7.4 1,015 8.1 7.7 +51
Young workforce (25 to 34) 659 5.0 8.2 711 5.7 7.8 -53
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 2,654 20.2 21.3 2,796 22.4 22.9 -142
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 2,074 15.8 14.9 1,917 15.3 14.2 +157
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 1,696 12.9 11.5 1,412 11.3 11.0 +284
Seniors (70 to 84) 1,442 11.0 9.9 1,309 10.5 9.3 +133
Elderly aged (85 and over) 477 3.6 3.7 396 3.2 3.6 +81
Total13,109100.0100.012,499100.0100.0+610
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 service age groups of Beaumaris in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 23.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 27.6% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 23.0% and 25.2% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between the age structure of Beaumaris and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (12.9% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (5.0% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)' (4.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (20.2% compared to 21.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Beaumaris's population increased by 610 people (4.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.96% per year over the period.

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

  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+284 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+157 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-142 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+133 people)