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Clyde - Clyde North

Service age groups

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

The Age Structure of Clyde - Clyde North provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Clyde - Clyde 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.

To get a more complete picture Clyde - Clyde North'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
Clyde - Clyde North - 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)3729.27.9806.87.9+292
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)51412.710.612410.510.6+390
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)2837.08.3968.19.4+187
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)3368.39.712310.49.7+213
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)76018.814.815312.914.4+607
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)99224.522.024921.023.2+743
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)40410.011.916814.211.7+236
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2586.48.111910.17.2+139
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1182.95.5595.05.0+58
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)60.11.2111.01.0-5

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), Clyde - Clyde North: 9.2% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Clyde - Clyde North: 12.7% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Clyde - Clyde North: 7.0% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Clyde - Clyde North: 8.3% Young workforce (25 to 34), Clyde - Clyde North: 18.8% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Clyde - Clyde North: 24.5% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Clyde - Clyde North: 10.0% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Clyde - Clyde North: 6.4% Seniors (70 to 84), Clyde - Clyde North: 2.9% Elderly aged (85 and over), Clyde - Clyde North: 0.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
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), Clyde - Clyde North: +292 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Clyde - Clyde North: +390 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Clyde - Clyde North: +187 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Clyde - Clyde North: +213 Young workforce (25 to 34), Clyde - Clyde North: +607 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Clyde - Clyde North: +743 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Clyde - Clyde North: +236 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Clyde - Clyde North: +139 Seniors (70 to 84), Clyde - Clyde North: +58 Elderly aged (85 and over), Clyde - Clyde North: -5
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 Clyde - Clyde North in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher 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, 28.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 9.4% 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 Clyde - Clyde North and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (18.8% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (24.5% compared to 22.0%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Primary schoolers' (12.7% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (2.9% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Clyde - Clyde North's population increased by 2,859 people (240.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 27.78% 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) (+743 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+607 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+390 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+292 people)

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