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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Service age groups

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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than the City of Casey in 2016.

The Age Structure of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,2145.67.91,1965.77.9+18
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,8008.410.61,9549.310.6-154
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,6987.98.31,9249.19.4-226
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2,0179.49.72,0239.69.7-5
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)2,23210.414.82,0889.914.4+144
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)4,33620.122.04,72322.423.2-387
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,96413.811.92,67412.711.7+289
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2,15910.08.11,8929.07.2+267
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)2,40411.25.52,0089.55.0+396
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)7033.31.26062.91.0+97

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2016
Age structure - service age groups, 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Casey: 7.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Casey: 10.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Casey: 8.3% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Casey: 9.7% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Casey: 14.8% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Casey: 22.0% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Casey: 11.9% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Casey: 8.1% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Casey: 5.5% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Casey: 1.2% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 5.6% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 8.4% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 7.9% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 9.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 10.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 20.1% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 13.8% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 10.0% Seniors (70 to 84), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 11.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +18 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -154 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -226 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -5 Young workforce (25 to 34), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +144 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -387 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +289 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +267 Seniors (70 to 84), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +396 Elderly aged (85 and over), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +97
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016 compared to the City of Casey 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, 21.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 24.5% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 26.9% and 14.7% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the age structure of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Seniors' (11.2% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce' (10.4% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (5.6% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers' (8.4% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's population increased by 440 people (2.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.41% per year over the period.

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

  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+396 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-387 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+289 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+267 people)

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