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Hampton

Service age groups

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Hampton had a similar proportion of male pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of males at post retirement age than City of Bayside in 2016.

The Age Structure of Hampton provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Hampton'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 Hampton'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
Hampton - Total males (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) 352 5.5 5.5 417 6.9 6.4 -64
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 726 11.4 10.1 737 12.3 10.5 -11
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 676 10.6 9.0 589 9.8 8.4 +87
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 541 8.5 8.0 447 7.4 8.4 +95
Young workforce (25 to 34) 456 7.1 8.1 449 7.5 7.9 +7
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 1,348 21.1 20.8 1,361 22.7 22.2 -13
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 1,049 16.4 14.9 876 14.6 14.3 +173
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 644 10.1 11.5 622 10.4 11.1 +21
Seniors (70 to 84) 505 7.9 9.5 416 6.9 8.5 +89
Elderly aged (85 and over) 94 1.5 2.7 91 1.5 2.4 +4
Total6,397100.0100.06,009100.0100.0+388
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 male service age groups of Hampton in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a higher proportion of males in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a lower proportion of males in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 27.4% of the male population was aged between 0 and 17, and 19.5% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 24.6% and 23.7% respectively for City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (10.6% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (16.4% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (7.9% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (10.1% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hampton's male population increased by 388 people (6.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.26% per year over the period.

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

  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+173 males)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+95 males)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+89 males)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (+87 males)