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Maslin Beach

Service age groups

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Maslin Beach had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Onkaparinga in 2016.

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

Q:

Derived from the Census question:

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

Age structure - Service age groups
Maslin Beach - 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) 60 5.2 6.2 60 5.3 6.6 0
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 79 6.9 8.9 87 7.7 8.9 -8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 92 8.0 7.5 87 7.7 8.2 +5
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 77 6.7 8.4 100 8.8 8.9 -23
Young workforce (25 to 34) 130 11.3 12.4 129 11.4 12.6 +1
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 240 20.9 19.7 274 24.2 20.9 -34
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 218 19.0 13.3 196 17.3 13.6 +22
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 138 12.0 12.4 105 9.3 11.1 +33
Seniors (70 to 84) 98 8.5 9.1 91 8.0 7.5 +7
Elderly aged (85 and over) 18 1.6 2.1 3 0.3 1.8 +15
Total1,150100.0100.01,132100.0100.0+18
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 Maslin Beach 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) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 20.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 22.1% 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 Maslin Beach and City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (19.0% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (20.9% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Primary schoolers (5 to 11)' (6.9% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (6.7% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Maslin Beach's population increased by 18 people (1.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.32% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Maslin Beach between 2011 and 2016.