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Angle Vale

Service age groups

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Angle Vale had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Playford in 2016.

The Age Structure of Angle Vale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Angle Vale'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 Angle Vale'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 - Service age groups
Angle Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1956.68.62128.48.4-17
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)36112.210.632712.910.2+34
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)29710.07.828911.49.0+8
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2749.210.51706.710.8+104
Young workforce (25 to 34)2819.515.326110.313.9+20
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)71824.218.272028.420.2-2
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)40913.812.328911.411.3+120
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2177.38.41847.37.7+33
Seniors (70 to 84)1936.56.9763.07.2+117
Elderly aged (85 and over)180.61.560.21.2+12
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 Angle Vale in 2016 compared to City of Playford 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 groups (60+ years).

Overall, 28.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 14.4% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 26.9% and 16.8% respectively for City of Playford.

The major differences between the age structure of Angle Vale and City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (24.2% compared to 18.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (10.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (9.5% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)' (6.6% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Angle Vale's population increased by 429 people (16.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.18% per year over the period.

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

  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+120 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+117 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+104 people)

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