Keilor Lodge - Keilor North
Service age groups
Keilor Lodge - Keilor North had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Brimbank in 2016.
The Age Structure of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
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Analysis of the service age groups of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North in 2016 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a lower 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, 19.5% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 20.0% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 22.1% and 19.0% respectively for City of Brimbank.
The major differences between the age structure of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North and City of Brimbank were:
- A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (18.2% compared to 12.3%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (11.6% compared to 16.1%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)' (4.5% compared to 6.7%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers (5 to 11)' (6.2% compared to 8.3%)
From 2011 to 2016, Keilor Lodge - Keilor North's population decreased by 6 people (0.3%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.07% per year over the period.
The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-112 people)
- Seniors (70 to 84) (+64 people)
- Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (-62 people)
- Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (-58 people)