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Park Orchards - Ringwood North

Service age groups

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Park Orchards - Ringwood North had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Manningham in 2016.

The Age Structure of Park Orchards - Ringwood North provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Park Orchards - Ringwood North'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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North'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
Park Orchards - Ringwood North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) 152 3.4 4.8 175 4.0 4.9 -23
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 476 10.6 7.9 497 11.4 7.8 -22
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 511 11.4 7.3 491 11.3 7.6 +20
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 496 11.1 8.9 424 9.7 9.3 +73
Young workforce (25 to 34) 229 5.1 11.1 261 6.0 10.4 -33
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 951 21.2 19.3 1,035 23.7 20.9 -85
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 785 17.5 13.8 680 15.6 13.5 +105
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 460 10.3 11.4 471 10.8 12.1 -12
Seniors (70 to 84) 382 8.5 12.5 300 6.9 11.3 +82
Elderly aged (85 and over) 42 0.9 3.2 31 0.7 2.3 +11
Total4,488100.0100.04,370100.0100.0+118
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 Park Orchards - Ringwood North in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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, 25.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 19.7% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 19.9% and 27.0% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the age structure of Park Orchards - Ringwood North and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (11.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (17.5% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (5.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (8.5% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Park Orchards - Ringwood North's population increased by 118 people (2.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.53% 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) (+105 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-85 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+82 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+73 people)