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Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area

Service age groups

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

The Age Structure of Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area'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 North - Clyde Growth Area's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area in 2016 compared to 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, 29.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 9.3% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 26.9% and 14.7% respectively for City of Casey.

The major differences between the age structure of Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area and City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (19.0% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (24.7% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (2.9% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (9.8% compared to 11.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area's population increased by 2,963 people (299.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 31.9% 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) (+766 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+621 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+403 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+301 people)

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