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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Service age groups

Playford North Urban Renewal area had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than the City of Playford in 2011.

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 an indicator of Playford North Urban Renewal area'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 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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,36810.68.48118.87.4+557
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,44611.210.21,10111.911.2+344
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,1008.59.08619.39.4+238
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)1,69813.210.81,08411.710.1+615
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)2,14216.713.91,19412.912.7+948
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,26917.620.21,74118.822.1+528
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,1789.211.396710.410.9+211
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)8236.47.77277.97.7+95
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)7065.57.26827.47.6+23
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)1341.01.2901.01.1+44

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2011
Age structure - service age groups, 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Playford: 8.4% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Playford: 10.2% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Playford: 9.0% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Playford: 10.8% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Playford: 13.9% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Playford: 20.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Playford: 11.3% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Playford: 7.7% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Playford: 7.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Playford: 1.2% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.6% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.2% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 8.5% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 13.2% Young workforce (25 to 34), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 16.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 17.6% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 9.2% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.4% Seniors (70 to 84), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.5% Elderly aged (85 and over), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +557 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +344 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +238 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +615 Young workforce (25 to 34), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +948 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +528 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +211 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +95 Seniors (70 to 84), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +23 Elderly aged (85 and over), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +44
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 compared to the 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, 30.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 12.9% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 27.6% and 16.1% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major differences between the age structure of Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (16.7% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Tertiary education & independence' (13.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers' (10.6% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (17.6% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Playford North Urban Renewal area's population increased by 3,604 people (38.9%). This represents an average annual population change of 6.8% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (+948 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (+615 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+557 people)
  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (+528 people)