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Happy Valley

Five year age groups

There were 208 people over the age of 85 living in Happy Valley in 2011, with largest age group being 55 to 59 year olds.

The Age Structure of Happy Valley provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Happy Valley's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture Happy Valley'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 - Five year age groups
Happy Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
0 to 47006.26.66986.16.1+2
5 to 96695.96.37706.76.8-101
10 to 147126.36.77726.77.3-60
15 to 197816.96.88197.17.3-38
20 to 247126.36.28097.06.5-97
25 to 296645.96.46956.15.8-31
30 to 347626.76.27596.66.5+3
35 to 397856.96.67826.87.0+3
40 to 447997.17.18077.07.4-8
45 to 497316.57.19107.97.7-179
50 to 548377.47.09858.67.3-148
55 to 598687.76.69087.97.1-40
60 to 647716.86.54784.25.0+293
65 to 694253.84.63222.83.6+103
70 to 743322.93.23102.72.8+22
75 to 793032.72.42932.62.5+10
80 to 842662.32.02151.91.8+51
85 and over2081.81.81501.31.4+58

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - five year age groups, 2011
Age structure - five year age groups, 2011 85 and over, City of Onkaparinga: 1.8% 80 to 84, City of Onkaparinga: 2.0% 75 to 79, City of Onkaparinga: 2.4% 70 to 74, City of Onkaparinga: 3.2% 65 to 69, City of Onkaparinga: 4.6% 60 to 64, City of Onkaparinga: 6.5% 55 to 59, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 50 to 54, City of Onkaparinga: 7.0% 45 to 49, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% 40 to 44, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% 35 to 39, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 30 to 34, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 25 to 29, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4% 20 to 24, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% 15 to 19, City of Onkaparinga: 6.8% 10 to 14, City of Onkaparinga: 6.7% 5 to 9, City of Onkaparinga: 6.3% 0 to 4, City of Onkaparinga: 6.6% 85 and over, Happy Valley: 1.8% 80 to 84, Happy Valley: 2.3% 75 to 79, Happy Valley: 2.7% 70 to 74, Happy Valley: 2.9% 65 to 69, Happy Valley: 3.8% 60 to 64, Happy Valley: 6.8% 55 to 59, Happy Valley: 7.7% 50 to 54, Happy Valley: 7.4% 45 to 49, Happy Valley: 6.5% 40 to 44, Happy Valley: 7.1% 35 to 39, Happy Valley: 6.9% 30 to 34, Happy Valley: 6.7% 25 to 29, Happy Valley: 5.9% 20 to 24, Happy Valley: 6.3% 15 to 19, Happy Valley: 6.9% 10 to 14, Happy Valley: 6.3% 5 to 9, Happy Valley: 5.9% 0 to 4, Happy Valley: 6.2%
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 - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - five year age groups, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Happy Valley: +58 80 to 84, Happy Valley: +51 75 to 79, Happy Valley: +10 70 to 74, Happy Valley: +22 65 to 69, Happy Valley: +103 60 to 64, Happy Valley: +293 55 to 59, Happy Valley: -40 50 to 54, Happy Valley: -148 45 to 49, Happy Valley: -179 40 to 44, Happy Valley: -8 35 to 39, Happy Valley: +3 30 to 34, Happy Valley: +3 25 to 29, Happy Valley: -31 20 to 24, Happy Valley: -97 15 to 19, Happy Valley: -38 10 to 14, Happy Valley: -60 5 to 9, Happy Valley: -101 0 to 4, Happy Valley: +2
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 five year age groups of Happy Valley in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 18.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 13.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 19.5% and 13.8% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the age structure of Happy Valley and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 55 to 59 (7.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (3.8% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (6.5% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (5.9% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Happy Valley's population decreased by 158 people (1.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.28% per year over the period.

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

  • 60 to 64 (+293 persons)
  • 45 to 49 (-179 persons)
  • 50 to 54 (-148 persons)
  • 65 to 69 (+103 persons)