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Endeavour Hills

Service age groups

Endeavour Hills had a lower 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 Endeavour Hills provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Endeavour Hills'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 Endeavour Hills'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
Endeavour Hills - 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)1,4025.77.91,5076.07.8-105
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2,1688.810.62,4859.911.7-317
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,1038.69.42,64910.69.8-546
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2,80511.49.73,01212.09.5-207
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)3,33713.614.42,98011.914.6+357
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,09120.723.25,82323.324.1-732
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)3,96416.111.73,69414.811.2+270
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2,2139.07.21,6726.76.0+541
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1,2825.25.01,0384.24.6+244
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)2020.81.01380.60.7+64

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), Endeavour Hills: 5.7% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Endeavour Hills: 8.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Endeavour Hills: 8.6% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Endeavour Hills: 11.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), Endeavour Hills: 13.6% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Endeavour Hills: 20.7% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Endeavour Hills: 16.1% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Endeavour Hills: 9.0% Seniors (70 to 84), Endeavour Hills: 5.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), Endeavour Hills: 0.8%
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), Endeavour Hills: -105 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Endeavour Hills: -317 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Endeavour Hills: -546 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Endeavour Hills: -207 Young workforce (25 to 34), Endeavour Hills: +357 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Endeavour Hills: -732 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Endeavour Hills: +270 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Endeavour Hills: +541 Seniors (70 to 84), Endeavour Hills: +244 Elderly aged (85 and over), Endeavour Hills: +64
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 Endeavour Hills 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, 23.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 15.0% 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 Endeavour Hills and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (16.1% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (20.7% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (5.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers' (8.8% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Endeavour Hills's population decreased by 431 people (1.7%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.35% 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) (-732 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (-546 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+541 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+357 people)