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Hampton East had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Bayside in 2011.

The Age Structure of Hampton East provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Hampton East'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 East'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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Hampton East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)3737.96.03187.46.4+55
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)4038.69.73518.19.0+51
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)3066.57.72565.98.1+50
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)3066.57.73097.27.3-3
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)62513.37.864615.09.0-22
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)1,17024.922.91,05424.423.8+115
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)59412.614.249011.314.1+104
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4208.911.03448.09.1+76
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)3928.39.343810.110.2-46
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1142.43.61122.63.2+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2011
Age structure - service age groups, 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Bayside: 6.0% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Bayside: 9.7% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Bayside: 7.7% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Bayside: 7.7% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Bayside: 7.8% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Bayside: 22.9% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Bayside: 14.2% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Bayside: 11.0% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Bayside: 9.3% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Bayside: 3.6% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Hampton East: 7.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton East: 8.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton East: 6.5% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton East: 6.5% Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton East: 13.3% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton East: 24.9% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton East: 12.6% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton East: 8.9% Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton East: 8.3% Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton East: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Hampton East: +55 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton East: +51 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton East: +50 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton East: -3 Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton East: -22 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton East: +115 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton East: +104 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton East: +76 Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton East: -46 Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton East: +2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Hampton East in 2011 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 lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 23.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 19.7% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 23.5% and 23.9% respectively for City of Bayside.

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

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (13.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (24.9% compared to 22.9%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (7.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (8.9% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hampton East's population increased by 382 people (8.8%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.71% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+115 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+104 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+76 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+55 people)