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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander profile - Service age groups

The age structure of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Orange City provides insights into the demand for age-based services. Typically Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations around Australia have a younger age structure than the total population, but age structures vary greatly between areas.

To get a more complete picture, Orange City's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Highest Level of Schooling information.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth (or age last birthday)?'

Total population

Service age groups
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - Orange City20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%New South Wales - ATSI %Number%New South Wales - ATSI %2006 to 2011
0 to 430514.812.221513.912.4+90
5 to 1134616.816.332421.018.1+22
12 to 1733616.414.223315.114.9+103
18 to 2424411.912.018211.811.6+62
25 to 3421910.711.819612.712.6+23
35 to 4936417.717.625916.817.6+105
50 to 591346.58.7875.67.2+47
60 to 64482.33.0221.42.1+26
65 and over582.84.3271.73.5+31

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Service age groups, 2011
Service age groups, 2011 0 to 4, New South Wales - ATSI: 12.2% 5 to 11, New South Wales - ATSI: 16.3% 12 to 17, New South Wales - ATSI: 14.2% 18 to 24, New South Wales - ATSI: 12.0% 25 to 34, New South Wales - ATSI: 11.8% 35 to 49, New South Wales - ATSI: 17.6% 50 to 59, New South Wales - ATSI: 8.7% 60 to 64, New South Wales - ATSI: 3.0% 65 and over, New South Wales - ATSI: 4.3% 0 to 4, Orange City - ATSI: 14.8% 5 to 11, Orange City - ATSI: 16.8% 12 to 17, Orange City - ATSI: 16.4% 18 to 24, Orange City - ATSI: 11.9% 25 to 34, Orange City - ATSI: 10.7% 35 to 49, Orange City - ATSI: 17.7% 50 to 59, Orange City - ATSI: 6.5% 60 to 64, Orange City - ATSI: 2.3% 65 and over, Orange City - ATSI: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in service age groups, 2006 to 2011 0 to 4, Orange City: +90 5 to 11, Orange City: +22 12 to 17, Orange City: +103 18 to 24, Orange City: +62 25 to 34, Orange City: +23 35 to 49, Orange City: +105 50 to 59, Orange City: +47 60 to 64, Orange City: +26 65 and over, Orange City: +31
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service age groups in Orange City in 2011 compared to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in New South Wales - ATSI 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 group (65+ years).

Overall, 48.1% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Orange City was aged between 0 and 17, and 2.8% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 42.6% and 4.3% respectively for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in New South Wales - ATSI.

The major differences between the age groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Orange City and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in New South Wales - ATSI were:

  • A larger percentage of people aged 0 to 4 years (14.8% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people aged 12 to 17 years (16.4% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 50 to 59 years (6.5% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 65 and over years (2.8% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Orange City's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population increased by 509 people (32.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 5.86% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 35 to 49 (+105 people)
  • 12 to 17 (+103 people)
  • 0 to 4 (+90 people)
  • 18 to 24 (+62 people)

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