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.
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 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%)
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)