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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 2011.

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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Hampton Park - 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)1,8877.97.91,8168.27.8+71
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2,57610.810.62,69312.211.7-117
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,38310.09.42,29410.49.8+89
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2,46010.49.72,1569.79.5+304
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)3,50214.714.43,31515.014.6+187
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,50023.223.25,57025.124.1-70
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,78811.711.72,34110.611.2+447
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,5666.67.21,1935.46.0+373
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)9784.15.07053.24.6+273
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1100.51.0740.30.7+36

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), Hampton Park: 7.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton Park: 10.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton Park: 10.0% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton Park: 10.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton Park: 14.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton Park: 23.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton Park: 11.7% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton Park: 6.6% Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton Park: 4.1% Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton Park: 0.5%
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), Hampton Park: +71 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Hampton Park: -117 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Hampton Park: +89 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Hampton Park: +304 Young workforce (25 to 34), Hampton Park: +187 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Hampton Park: -70 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Hampton Park: +447 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Hampton Park: +373 Seniors (70 to 84), Hampton Park: +273 Elderly aged (85 and over), Hampton Park: +36
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 Hampton Park in 2011 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, 28.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 11.2% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 27.9% and 13.2% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the age structure of Hampton Park and the City of Casey is:

  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (4.1% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Hampton Park's population increased by 1,593 people (7.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.4% per year over the period.

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

  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+447 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+373 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+304 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+273 people)