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Andrews Farm

Five year age groups

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There were 13 people over the age of 85 living in Andrews Farm in 2016, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Andrews Farm provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Andrews Farm's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.

Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.

To get a more complete picture Andrews Farm's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.


Derived from the Census question:

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

Age structure - Five year age groups
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,04513.18.680312.98.4+242
5 to 97949.97.95508.87.2+244
10 to 146117.76.65248.47.4+86
15 to 195677.16.75038.17.6+64
20 to 247209.07.764610.47.8+74
25 to 2985810.87.969211.17.6+166
30 to 3479510.07.45108.26.3+285
35 to 395496.96.14577.36.4+92
40 to 444816.05.94347.06.8+48
45 to 494005.06.23595.87.0+41
50 to 544125.26.52744.46.3+138
55 to 592903.65.81762.85.0+114
60 to 641782.24.51121.84.3+66
65 to 691161.53.9921.53.3+24
70 to 74901.12.8500.83.0+39
75 to 79360.52.3340.62.4+1
80 to 84230.31.7130.21.8+10
85 and over130.21.550.11.2+7
Total population7,985100.0100.06,243100.0100.0+1,742
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 five year age groups of Andrews Farm in 2016 compared to City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).

Overall, 30.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 3.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 23.0% and 12.2% respectively for City of Playford.

The major differences between the age structure of Andrews Farm and City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (13.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (10.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (10.0% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (1.5% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Andrews Farm's population increased by 1,742 people (27.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 5.05% per year over the period.

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

  • 30 to 34 (+285 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+244 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+242 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+166 persons)

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