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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 City of Tea Tree Gully 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, City of Tea Tree Gully'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 - City of Tea Tree Gully20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%South Australia - ATSI %Number%South Australia - ATSI %2006 to 2011
0 to 49411.712.2669.711.7+28
5 to 1115319.116.412618.417.4+27
12 to 1712215.214.310515.414.3+17
18 to 2412315.313.38712.712.7+36
25 to 349511.813.49313.613.9+2
35 to 4914818.417.312818.717.9+20
50 to 59344.27.3476.96.7-13
60 to 64151.92.1111.62.0+4
65 and over192.43.7202.93.5-1

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, South Australia - ATSI: 12.2% 5 to 11, South Australia - ATSI: 16.4% 12 to 17, South Australia - ATSI: 14.3% 18 to 24, South Australia - ATSI: 13.3% 25 to 34, South Australia - ATSI: 13.4% 35 to 49, South Australia - ATSI: 17.3% 50 to 59, South Australia - ATSI: 7.3% 60 to 64, South Australia - ATSI: 2.1% 65 and over, South Australia - ATSI: 3.7% 0 to 4, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 11.7% 5 to 11, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 19.1% 12 to 17, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 15.2% 18 to 24, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 15.3% 25 to 34, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 11.8% 35 to 49, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 18.4% 50 to 59, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 4.2% 60 to 64, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 1.9% 65 and over, City of Tea Tree Gully - ATSI: 2.4%
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, Eastern Region Alliance area: +28 5 to 11, Eastern Region Alliance area: +27 12 to 17, Eastern Region Alliance area: +17 18 to 24, Eastern Region Alliance area: +36 25 to 34, Eastern Region Alliance area: +2 35 to 49, Eastern Region Alliance area: +20 50 to 59, Eastern Region Alliance area: -13 60 to 64, Eastern Region Alliance area: +4 65 and over, Eastern Region Alliance area: -1
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in South Australia - 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, 46.0% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in the City of Tea Tree Gully was aged between 0 and 17, and 2.4% were aged 65 years and over, compared with 42.9% and 3.7% respectively for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in South Australia - ATSI.

The major differences between the age groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Eastern Region Alliance area and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in South Australia - ATSI were:

  • A larger percentage of people aged 5 to 11 years (19.1% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people aged 18 to 24 years (15.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 50 to 59 years (4.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people aged 25 to 34 years (11.8% compared to 13.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Tea Tree Gully's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population increased by 120 people (17.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 3.29% 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:

  • 18 to 24 (+36 people)
  • 0 to 4 (+28 people)
  • 5 to 11 (+27 people)
  • 35 to 49 (+20 people)