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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Service age groups

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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Warrandyte - Warrandyte South'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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South'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
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - 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) 221 3.8 4.8 284 4.8 4.9 -62
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 582 10.0 7.9 668 11.4 7.8 -86
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 630 10.8 7.3 554 9.5 7.6 +76
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 561 9.6 8.9 571 9.7 9.3 -10
Young workforce (25 to 34) 425 7.3 11.1 389 6.6 10.4 +36
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 1,223 21.0 19.3 1,322 22.5 20.9 -98
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 944 16.2 13.8 977 16.7 13.5 -32
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 752 12.9 11.4 706 12.0 12.1 +47
Seniors (70 to 84) 444 7.6 12.5 346 5.9 11.3 +98
Elderly aged (85 and over) 38 0.7 3.2 45 0.8 2.3 -6
Total5,827100.0100.05,864100.0100.0-38
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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 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, 24.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 21.2% 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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (10.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (7.6% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (7.3% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Elderly aged (85 and over)' (0.7% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South's population decreased by 37 people (0.6%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.13% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-98 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+98 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (-86 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (+76 people)