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Botanic Ridge - Junction Village

Service age groups

Botanic Ridge - Junction Village had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than the City of Casey in 2011.

The Age Structure of Botanic Ridge - Junction Village provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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 Botanic Ridge - Junction Village'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
Botanic Ridge - Junction Village - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)2498.97.9414.07.8+208
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2448.710.6605.711.7+184
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1946.99.4777.49.8+117
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2177.89.7686.59.5+149
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)48617.414.4948.914.6+393
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)53019.023.217216.424.1+358
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)29810.711.712211.711.2+176
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1936.97.21009.66.0+93
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)2589.25.023622.54.6+22
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1274.51.0777.40.7+50

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 Casey: 7.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Casey: 10.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Casey: 9.4% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Casey: 9.7% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Casey: 14.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Casey: 23.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Casey: 11.7% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Casey: 7.2% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Casey: 5.0% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Casey: 1.0% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 8.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 8.7% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 6.9% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 7.8% Young workforce (25 to 34), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 17.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 19.0% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 10.7% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 6.9% Seniors (70 to 84), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 9.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: 4.5%
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), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +208 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +184 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +117 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +149 Young workforce (25 to 34), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +393 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +358 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +176 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +93 Seniors (70 to 84), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +22 Elderly aged (85 and over), Botanic Ridge - Junction Village: +50
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 Botanic Ridge - Junction Village in 2011 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, 24.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 20.7% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 27.9% and 13.2% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the age structure of Botanic Ridge - Junction Village and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Seniors' (9.2% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Frail aged' (4.5% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (17.4% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (19.0% compared to 23.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Botanic Ridge - Junction Village's population increased by 1,749 people (166.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 21.69% per year over the period.

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

  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+393 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+358 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+208 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+184 people)