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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.

Q:

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) 231 6.6 5.7 180 5.4 5.8 +51
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 303 8.7 8.3 264 7.9 8.3 +39
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 251 7.2 7.3 252 7.6 8.0 -1
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 250 7.1 8.4 306 9.2 9.1 -56
Young workforce (25 to 34) 421 12.0 12.2 380 11.4 12.1 +41
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 709 20.2 20.2 677 20.3 21.6 +32
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 435 12.4 13.5 410 12.3 13.9 +25
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 426 12.2 12.2 507 15.2 11.5 -81
Seniors (70 to 84) 438 12.5 10.0 302 9.1 8.1 +136
Elderly aged (85 and over) 41 1.2 2.1 57 1.7 1.7 -17
Total3,508100.0100.03,339100.0100.0+170
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)