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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander profile - Service age groups

The age structure of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Redland City provides insights into the demand for age-based services. Typically Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations around Australia have a younger age structure than the total population, but age structures vary greatly between areas.

To get a more complete picture, Redland City's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Household Types and Highest Level of Schooling information.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth (or age last birthday)?'

Total population

Service age groups
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - Redland City20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%Queensland - ATSI %Number%Queensland - ATSI %2006 to 2011
0 to 434913.313.024412.612.9+105
5 to 1149718.917.335418.318.3+143
12 to 1739615.114.031916.514.7+77
18 to 2434613.212.221311.011.6+133
25 to 3431612.013.123212.013.8+84
35 to 4944917.117.532616.917.3+123
50 to 591676.47.31306.76.6+37
60 to 64542.12.3402.11.9+14
65 and over491.93.2763.93.0-27

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

Service age groups, 2011
Service age groups, 2011 0 to 4, Queensland - ATSI: 13.0% 5 to 11, Queensland - ATSI: 17.3% 12 to 17, Queensland - ATSI: 14.0% 18 to 24, Queensland - ATSI: 12.2% 25 to 34, Queensland - ATSI: 13.1% 35 to 49, Queensland - ATSI: 17.5% 50 to 59, Queensland - ATSI: 7.3% 60 to 64, Queensland - ATSI: 2.3% 65 and over, Queensland - ATSI: 3.2% 0 to 4, Redland City - ATSI: 13.3% 5 to 11, Redland City - ATSI: 18.9% 12 to 17, Redland City - ATSI: 15.1% 18 to 24, Redland City - ATSI: 13.2% 25 to 34, Redland City - ATSI: 12.0% 35 to 49, Redland City - ATSI: 17.1% 50 to 59, Redland City - ATSI: 6.4% 60 to 64, Redland City - ATSI: 2.1% 65 and over, Redland City - ATSI: 1.9%
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 service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in service age groups, 2006 to 2011 0 to 4, Redland City: +105 5 to 11, Redland City: +143 12 to 17, Redland City: +77 18 to 24, Redland City: +133 25 to 34, Redland City: +84 35 to 49, Redland City: +123 50 to 59, Redland City: +37 60 to 64, Redland City: +14 65 and over, Redland City: -27
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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service age groups in Redland City in 2011 compared to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland - ATSI 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 group (65+ years).

Overall, 47.4% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Redland City was aged between 0 and 17, and 1.9% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 44.3% and 3.2% respectively for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland - ATSI.

The major differences between the age groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Redland City and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Queensland - ATSI were:

  • A larger percentage of people aged 5 to 11 years (18.9% compared to 17.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people aged 12 to 17 years (15.1% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 65 and over years (1.9% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 25 to 34 years (12.0% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Redland City's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population increased by 689 people (35.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 6.28% per year over the period.

The largest changes in age groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 5 to 11 (+143 people)
  • 18 to 24 (+133 people)
  • 35 to 49 (+123 people)
  • 0 to 4 (+105 people)

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