Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage
Five year age groups
There were 41 people over the age of 85 living in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2016, with largest age group being 70 to 74 year olds.
The Age Structure of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is also an indicator of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage's residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future.
Five year age groups present a classic age profile of the population. Each age group covers exactly five years, which enables direct comparison between each group.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the five year age groups of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2016 compared to City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (under 15) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (65+).
Overall, 18.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 15, and 20.5% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 17.6% and 18.2% respectively for City of Tea Tree Gully.
The major differences between the age structure of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (7.1% compared to 4.6%)
- A larger percentage of persons aged 0 to 4 (6.6% compared to 5.7%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 20 to 24 (4.8% compared to 5.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (1.2% compared to 2.1%)
From 2011 to 2016, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage's population increased by 151 people (4.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.89% per year over the period.
The largest changes in age structure in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:
- 70 to 74 (+89 persons)
- 60 to 64 (-74 persons)
- 0 to 4 (+51 persons)