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Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage

Service age groups

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Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

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 an indicator of Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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?'

Age structure - Service age groups
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)2316.65.71805.45.8+51
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)3038.78.32647.98.3+39
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)2517.27.32527.68.0-1
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2507.18.43069.29.1-56
Young workforce (25 to 34)42112.012.238011.412.1+41
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)70920.220.267720.321.6+32
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)43512.413.541012.313.9+25
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)42612.212.250715.211.5-81
Seniors (70 to 84)43812.510.03029.18.1+136
Elderly aged (85 and over)411.22.1571.71.7-17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the service 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 (0 to 17 years) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 22.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 25.8% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 21.3% and 24.4% 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 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (12.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (7.1% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (12.4% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Elderly aged (85 and over)' (1.2% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage's population increased by 169 people (5.1%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.99% per year over the period.

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

  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+136 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (-81 people)
  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (-56 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (+51 people)

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