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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Service age groups

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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than Mornington Peninsula Shire in 2016.

The Age Structure of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)7165.95.27466.45.8-30
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,0608.78.69388.08.8+122
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)7456.17.17306.27.6+14
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)6585.47.07626.57.4-104
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)1,1179.28.71,0328.88.5+85
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,32419.118.62,34720.020.1-23
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,59113.113.41,49712.813.1+94
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,86615.314.11,82615.613.4+40
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1,76914.514.01,60613.712.3+163
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)3202.63.32292.02.9+91

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2016
Age structure - service age groups, 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.2% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.1% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.0% Young workforce (25 to 34), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.6% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.4% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 14.1% Seniors (70 to 84), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 14.0% Elderly aged (85 and over), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.3% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 5.9% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 8.7% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 6.1% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 5.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 9.2% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 19.1% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 13.1% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 15.3% Seniors (70 to 84), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 14.5% Elderly aged (85 and over), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -30 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +122 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +14 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -104 Young workforce (25 to 34), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +85 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -23 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +94 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +40 Seniors (70 to 84), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +163 Elderly aged (85 and over), Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +91
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a similar 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, 20.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 32.5% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 20.9% and 31.4% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major differences between the age structure of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (15.3% compared to 14.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education & independence' (5.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Secondary schoolers' (6.1% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach's population increased by 452 people (3.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.76% 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) (+163 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+122 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (-104 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+94 people)

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