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Hampton Park

Service age groups

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Hampton Park had a similar 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 Hampton Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Hampton Park'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 Hampton Park'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
Hampton Park - 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)2,0227.97.91,8877.97.9+135
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2,71810.610.62,57610.810.6+142
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,1558.48.32,38310.09.4-228
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2,84711.19.72,46010.49.7+387
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)3,90615.314.83,50214.714.4+404
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,32820.922.05,50023.223.2-172
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)3,25912.811.92,78811.711.7+471
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,9357.68.11,5666.67.2+369
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1,2084.75.59784.15.0+230
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1630.61.21100.51.0+53

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), Hampton Park: 7.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton Park: 10.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton Park: 8.4% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton Park: 11.1% Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton Park: 15.3% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton Park: 20.9% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton Park: 12.8% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton Park: 7.6% Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton Park: 4.7% Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton Park: 0.6%
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), Hampton Park: +135 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton Park: +142 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton Park: -228 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton Park: +387 Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton Park: +404 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton Park: -172 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton Park: +471 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton Park: +369 Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton Park: +230 Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton Park: +53
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 Hampton Park in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar 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, 27.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 12.9% 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 Hampton Park and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Tertiary education & independence' (11.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (12.8% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (20.9% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (4.7% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Hampton Park's population increased by 1,791 people (7.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.46% per year over the period.

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

  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+471 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+404 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+387 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+369 people)

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