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Grange - Henley Beach

Service age groups

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Grange - Henley Beach had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Charles Sturt in 2016.

The Age Structure of Grange - Henley Beach provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Grange - Henley Beach'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 Grange - Henley Beach'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?'

Age structure - Service age groups
Grange - Henley Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)6535.55.45464.85.4+107
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)8477.17.28337.37.1+14
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)8136.86.27696.76.7+44
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)9247.89.11,0218.99.1-97
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,21210.214.01,1169.813.0+96
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,43020.419.82,43821.421.0-8
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,72014.513.51,69414.813.2+26
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,53312.911.21,35811.910.5+175
Seniors (70 to 84)1,30210.910.31,19410.510.7+108
Elderly aged (85 and over)4593.93.34403.93.2+19
Total11,893100.0100.011,409100.0100.0+484
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 Grange - Henley Beach in 2016 compared to City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 19.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 27.7% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 18.8% and 24.8% respectively for City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences between the age structure of Grange - Henley Beach and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (12.9% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (14.5% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (10.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (7.8% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Grange - Henley Beach's population increased by 484 people (4.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.83% per year over the period.

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

  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+175 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+108 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+107 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (-97 people)

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