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One Tree Hill - Rural East

Service age groups

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One Tree Hill - Rural East had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than the City of Playford in 2016.

The Age Structure of One Tree Hill - Rural East provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of One Tree Hill - Rural East'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 One Tree Hill - Rural East'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
One Tree Hill - Rural East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1124.18.61104.38.4+2
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2167.810.62359.110.2-20
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)27810.07.826910.49.0+9
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2428.710.52298.810.8+13
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)2358.515.31556.013.9+80
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)52318.818.264424.820.2-121
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)53419.212.345217.511.3+82
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)40014.48.432912.77.7+72
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)2097.56.91465.67.2+63
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)301.11.5200.81.2+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2016
Age structure - service age groups, 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Playford: 8.6% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Playford: 10.6% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Playford: 7.8% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Playford: 10.5% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Playford: 15.3% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Playford: 18.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Playford: 12.3% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Playford: 8.4% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Playford: 6.9% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Playford: 1.5% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 4.1% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 7.8% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 10.0% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 8.7% Young workforce (25 to 34), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 8.5% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 18.8% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 19.2% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 14.4% Seniors (70 to 84), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 7.5% Elderly aged (85 and over), One Tree Hill - Rural East: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +2 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), One Tree Hill - Rural East: -20 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +9 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +13 Young workforce (25 to 34), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +80 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), One Tree Hill - Rural East: -121 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +82 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +72 Seniors (70 to 84), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +63 Elderly aged (85 and over), One Tree Hill - Rural East: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of One Tree Hill - Rural East in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 21.8% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 23.0% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 26.9% and 16.8% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the age structure of One Tree Hill - Rural East and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (19.2% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (14.4% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce' (8.5% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (4.1% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, One Tree Hill - Rural East's population increased by 190 people (7.3%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.42% per year over the period.

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

  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-121 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+82 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+80 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+72 people)

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