Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon
Service age groups
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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
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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%)
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)