Five year age groups
There were 21 people over the age of 85 living in Sellicks Beach in 2016, with largest age group being 45 to 49 year olds.
The Age Structure of Sellicks Beach provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Sellicks Beach'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Sellicks Beach in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 20.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 12.2% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 18.7% and 17.3% respectively for City of Onkaparinga.
The major differences between the age structure of Sellicks Beach and City of Onkaparinga were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 45 to 49 (8.6% compared to 6.9%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (7.4% compared to 6.2%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (1.5% compared to 2.8%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (0.8% compared to 2.1%)
From 2011 to 2016, Sellicks Beach's population increased by 266 people (11.4%). This represents an average annual population change of 2.18% per year over the period.
There were no major differences in Sellicks Beach between 2011 and 2016.