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Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Service age groups

Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than Mornington Peninsula Shire in 2011.

The Age Structure of Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,0114.95.88354.45.7+176
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,4376.98.81,2996.89.0+138
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,2225.97.61,3176.98.3-94
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1,2746.17.41,1506.07.3+124
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)1,7368.48.51,5588.29.4+177
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)3,41716.520.13,24317.020.6+174
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,59712.513.12,28012.013.4+317
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2,86613.813.42,49513.111.7+371
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)3,94819.012.33,98420.912.0-37
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1,2325.92.98834.62.4+349

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), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.8% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.6% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.5% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 20.1% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.1% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.4% Seniors (70 to 84), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.3% Elderly aged (85 and over), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.9% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 4.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 6.9% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 5.9% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 6.1% Young workforce (25 to 34), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 8.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 16.5% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 12.5% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 13.8% Seniors (70 to 84), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 19.0% Elderly aged (85 and over), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 5.9%
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), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +176 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +138 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -94 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +124 Young workforce (25 to 34), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +177 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +174 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +317 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +371 Seniors (70 to 84), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: -37 Elderly aged (85 and over), Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +349
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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 17.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 38.8% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 22.2% and 28.6% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between the age structure of Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Seniors' (19.0% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Frail aged' (5.9% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (16.5% compared to 20.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers' (6.9% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck's population increased by 1,695 people (8.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.72% per year over the period.

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

  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+371 people)
  • Elderly aged (85 and over) (+349 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+317 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+177 people)