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Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon

Service age groups

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Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Charles Sturt in 2016.

The Age Structure of Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon'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 Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon'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
Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon - 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) 316 5.4 5.4 331 5.8 5.4 -15
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 433 7.4 7.2 475 8.3 7.1 -42
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 385 6.6 6.2 392 6.9 6.7 -7
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 476 8.1 9.1 441 7.7 9.1 +35
Young workforce (25 to 34) 912 15.6 14.0 849 14.9 13.0 +63
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 1,190 20.3 19.8 1,190 20.9 21.0 0
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 801 13.7 13.5 692 12.2 13.2 +109
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 597 10.2 11.2 489 8.6 10.5 +108
Seniors (70 to 84) 533 9.1 10.3 620 10.9 10.7 -87
Elderly aged (85 and over) 207 3.5 3.3 216 3.8 3.2 -9
Total5,850100.0100.05,695100.0100.0+155
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 Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon 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) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 19.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 22.9% 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 Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon and City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (15.6% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (9.1% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (10.2% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (8.1% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon's population increased by 155 people (2.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.54% 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) (+109 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+108 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (-87 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+63 people)