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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Service age groups

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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Mitcham in 2016.

The Age Structure of Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley'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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley'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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) 245 6.7 5.3 202 6.7 5.7 +44
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 385 10.5 8.6 348 11.5 8.1 +37
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 344 9.4 7.5 239 7.9 7.6 +106
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 269 7.3 9.1 221 7.4 9.6 +47
Young workforce (25 to 34) 295 8.1 10.7 271 9.0 10.9 +24
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 872 23.8 20.0 778 25.8 20.5 +95
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 507 13.8 13.4 406 13.5 13.6 +101
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 399 10.9 11.5 368 12.2 11.4 +31
Seniors (70 to 84) 310 8.5 10.4 168 5.6 9.5 +141
Elderly aged (85 and over) 34 0.9 3.4 12 0.4 3.1 +21
Total3,665100.0100.03,018100.0100.0+647
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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2016 compared to City of Mitcham 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, 26.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 20.3% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 21.4% and 25.4% respectively for City of Mitcham.

The major differences between the age structure of Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley and City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (23.8% compared to 20.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (8.1% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Elderly aged (85 and over)' (0.9% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (8.5% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley's population increased by 647 people (21.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.96% per year over the period.

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

  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+141 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (+106 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+101 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+95 people)