O'Halloran Hill - Darlington had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a similar proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Onkaparinga in 2016.
The Age Structure of O'Halloran Hill - Darlington provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of O'Halloran Hill - Darlington'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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
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Analysis of the service age groups of O'Halloran Hill - Darlington 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 similar proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).
Overall, 21.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 23.5% 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 O'Halloran Hill - Darlington and City of Onkaparinga were:
- A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (14.0% compared to 12.4%)
- A larger percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (10.3% compared to 9.1%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (11.3% compared to 13.3%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (6.2% compared to 7.5%)
From 2011 to 2016, O'Halloran Hill - Darlington's population increased by 182 people (6.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.27% 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) (+107 people)
- Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+67 people)
- Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (-53 people)