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Eyensbury Township

Service age groups

Eyensbury Township had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Melton in 2011.

The Age Structure of Eyensbury Township provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Eyensbury Township'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 Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)8312.59.3----8.9--
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)639.611.1----11.2--
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)304.78.5----9.1--
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)385.89.2----9.7--
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)16424.717.2----18.3--
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)14722.123.3----22.4--
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)8412.710.8----11.7--
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)477.16.7----4.9--
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)60.93.5----3.2--
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)00.00.6----0.6--

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 Melton: 9.3% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Melton: 11.1% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Melton: 8.5% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Melton: 9.2% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Melton: 17.2% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Melton: 23.3% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Melton: 10.8% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Melton: 6.7% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Melton: 3.5% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Melton: 0.6% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Eyensbury Township: 12.5% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Eyensbury Township: 9.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Eyensbury Township: 4.7% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Eyensbury Township: 5.8% Young workforce (25 to 34), Eyensbury Township: 24.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Eyensbury Township: 22.1% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Eyensbury Township: 12.7% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Eyensbury Township: 7.1% Seniors (70 to 84), Eyensbury Township: 0.9% Elderly aged (85 and over), Eyensbury Township: 0.0%
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
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 Eyensbury Township in 2011 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 26.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 8.0% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 28.8% and 10.7% respectively for City of Melton.

The major differences between the age structure of Eyensbury Township and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (24.7% compared to 17.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (12.5% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Secondary schoolers' (4.7% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education & independence' (5.8% compared to 9.2%)

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