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Templestowe Lower

Service age groups

Templestowe Lower had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Manningham in 2011.

The Age Structure of Templestowe Lower provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Templestowe Lower'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 Templestowe Lower's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth (or age last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Templestowe Lower - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)6865.24.97025.45.1-16
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,0307.87.89257.18.1+104
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)7976.17.67315.68.2+66
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1,0197.79.31,0518.19.4-32
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)1,35010.310.41,54311.910.5-194
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,81421.420.92,60320.021.8+211
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,50111.413.51,65812.813.8-157
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,74013.212.11,92114.812.0-182
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1,80413.711.31,45411.29.3+350
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)4203.22.34013.11.8+19

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2011
Age structure - service age groups, 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Manningham: 4.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Manningham: 7.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Manningham: 7.6% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Manningham: 9.3% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Manningham: 10.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Manningham: 20.9% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Manningham: 13.5% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Manningham: 12.1% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Manningham: 11.3% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Manningham: 2.3% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Templestowe Lower: 5.2% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Templestowe Lower: 7.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Templestowe Lower: 6.1% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Templestowe Lower: 7.7% Young workforce (25 to 34), Templestowe Lower: 10.3% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Templestowe Lower: 21.4% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Templestowe Lower: 11.4% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Templestowe Lower: 13.2% Seniors (70 to 84), Templestowe Lower: 13.7% Elderly aged (85 and over), Templestowe Lower: 3.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Templestowe Lower: -16 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Templestowe Lower: +104 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Templestowe Lower: +66 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Templestowe Lower: -32 Young workforce (25 to 34), Templestowe Lower: -194 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Templestowe Lower: +211 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Templestowe Lower: -157 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Templestowe Lower: -182 Seniors (70 to 84), Templestowe Lower: +350 Elderly aged (85 and over), Templestowe Lower: +19
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Templestowe Lower in 2011 compared to City of Manningham 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, 19.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 30.1% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 20.3% and 25.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the age structure of Templestowe Lower and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Seniors' (13.7% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (11.4% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Secondary schoolers' (6.1% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education & independence' (7.7% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Templestowe Lower's population increased by 169 people (1.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.26% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+350 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+211 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (-194 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (-182 people)