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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

Service age groups

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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Playford in 2016.

The Age Structure of Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs'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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs's Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Dwelling Types.

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Derived from the Census question:

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

Age structure - Service age groups
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - 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) 1,185 12.0 8.6 698 11.2 8.4 +487
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 1,225 12.4 10.6 662 10.6 10.2 +563
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 696 7.0 7.8 539 8.7 9.0 +157
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 1,228 12.4 10.5 923 14.8 10.8 +305
Young workforce (25 to 34) 2,172 21.9 15.3 1,199 19.3 13.9 +973
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 1,680 17.0 18.2 1,161 18.6 20.2 +519
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 839 8.5 12.3 546 8.8 11.3 +293
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 588 5.9 8.4 324 5.2 7.7 +264
Seniors (70 to 84) 275 2.8 6.9 153 2.5 7.2 +122
Elderly aged (85 and over) 19 0.2 1.5 21 0.3 1.2 -2
Total9,910100.0100.06,230100.0100.0+3,680
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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs 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, 31.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 8.9% 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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs and City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (21.9% compared to 15.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)' (12.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (2.8% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (8.5% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs's population increased by 3,680 people (59.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 9.73% per year over the period.

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

  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+973 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (+563 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+519 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+487 people)