City of Bayswater
Service age groups
City of Bayswater had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than EMRC area in 2016.
The Age Structure of City of Bayswater provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of City of Bayswater'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?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the service age groups of City of Bayswater in 2016 compared to EMRC area shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).
Overall, 18.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 21.1% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 22.6% and 18.7% respectively for EMRC area.
The major differences between the age structure of City of Bayswater and EMRC area were:
- A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (18.4% compared to 15.8%)
- A larger percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (8.5% compared to 7.4%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (5.4% compared to 7.1%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers (5 to 11)' (7.2% compared to 8.9%)
From 2011 to 2016, City of Bayswater's population increased by 3,376 people (5.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.06% per year over the period.
The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- Young workforce (25 to 34) (+1,259 people)
- Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+766 people)
- Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+532 people)
- Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+493 people)