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Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale

Service age groups

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Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Onkaparinga in 2016.

The Age Structure of Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale'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 Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale'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?'

Age structure - Service age groups
Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) 85 4.6 6.2 57 3.1 6.6 +28
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 119 6.5 8.9 148 8.1 8.9 -29
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 140 7.6 7.5 192 10.5 8.2 -52
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 149 8.1 8.4 141 7.7 8.9 +8
Young workforce (25 to 34) 115 6.3 12.4 116 6.3 12.6 -1
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 357 19.4 19.7 398 21.7 20.9 -41
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 362 19.7 13.3 391 21.3 13.6 -29
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 305 16.6 12.4 258 14.0 11.1 +47
Seniors (70 to 84) 188 10.2 9.1 127 6.9 7.5 +61
Elderly aged (85 and over) 17 0.9 2.1 9 0.5 1.8 +8
Total1,837100.0100.01,837100.0100.00
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 Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale in 2016 compared to City of Onkaparinga 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, 18.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 27.8% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 22.5% and 23.6% respectively for City of Onkaparinga.

The major differences between the age structure of Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale and City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (19.7% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (16.6% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (6.3% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers (5 to 11)' (6.5% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Clarendon - Kangarilla - Blewitt Springs - Kuitpo - Dorset Vale's population remained stable 0 people (0.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.0% 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) (+61 people)
  • Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) (-52 people)