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Aberfoyle Park

Service age groups

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Aberfoyle Park had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than Reynella East in 2016.

The Age Structure of Aberfoyle Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Aberfoyle Park'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 Aberfoyle Park's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

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Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

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Age structure - Service age groups
Aberfoyle Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%Reynella East %Number%Reynella East %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)5765664265-66
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)926881,02197-95
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)926871,123108-197
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1,028981,147108-119
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,27412121,3331213-59
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,15320172,3942120-241
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,72216131,7601613-38
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,3711215960914411
Seniors (70 to 84)78071163769143
Elderly aged (85 and over)247232372310
Total11,00310010011,254100100-251
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 Aberfoyle Park in 2016 compared to Reynella East 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, 22.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 21.8% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 20.0% and 29.1% respectively for Reynella East.

The major differences between the age structure of Aberfoyle Park and Reynella East were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (15.7% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (19.6% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (7.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (12.5% compared to 14.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Aberfoyle Park's population decreased by 251 people (2.2%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.45% per year over the period.

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

  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+411 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-241 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (-197 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+143 people)

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