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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Five year age groups

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There were 142 people over the age of 85 living in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016, with largest age group being 0 to 4 year olds.

The Age Structure of Playford North Urban Renewal area provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Playford North Urban Renewal area'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 Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Five year age groups (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
0 to 41,83411.28.61,36810.68.4+467
5 to 91,4018.67.91,0268.07.2+375
10 to 149665.96.69417.37.4+25
15 to 199956.16.71,0167.97.6-21
20 to 241,5249.37.71,2589.87.8+266
25 to 291,70410.47.91,2339.67.6+470
30 to 341,4458.97.49077.16.3+538
35 to 399695.96.17806.16.4+189
40 to 448435.25.96945.46.8+149
45 to 498024.96.27936.27.0+8
50 to 548525.26.56435.06.3+209
55 to 597654.75.85344.25.0+231
60 to 646293.94.54433.54.3+185
65 to 695013.13.93782.93.3+122
70 to 744062.52.83092.43.0+97
75 to 793302.02.32481.92.4+82
80 to 842041.31.71471.11.8+57
85 and over1420.91.51331.01.2+9
Total population16,320100.0100.012,862100.0100.0+3,457
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area 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, 25.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 9.7% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (11.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 25 to 29 (10.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (9.3% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 30 to 34 (8.9% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Playford North Urban Renewal area's population increased by 3,458 people (26.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 4.88% 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 (+538 persons)
  • 25 to 29 (+470 persons)
  • 0 to 4 (+467 persons)
  • 5 to 9 (+375 persons)

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