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Fairview Park - Yatala Vale

Service age groups

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Fairview Park - Yatala Vale had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a similar proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

The Age Structure of Fairview Park - Yatala Vale provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Fairview Park - Yatala Vale'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 Fairview Park - Yatala Vale'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
Fairview Park - Yatala Vale - 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) 238 6.2 5.7 209 5.5 5.8 +29
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 348 9.1 8.3 336 8.8 8.3 +12
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 277 7.2 7.3 313 8.2 8.0 -36
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 316 8.3 8.4 322 8.4 9.1 -5
Young workforce (25 to 34) 418 10.9 12.2 485 12.6 12.1 -67
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 827 21.6 20.2 806 21.0 21.6 +22
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 449 11.8 13.5 527 13.7 13.9 -77
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 529 13.8 12.2 534 13.9 11.5 -5
Seniors (70 to 84) 380 10.0 10.0 267 7.0 8.1 +113
Elderly aged (85 and over) 38 1.0 2.1 35 0.9 1.7 +3
Total3,824100.0100.03,838100.0100.0-14
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 Fairview Park - Yatala Vale 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) and a similar proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 22.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 24.8% 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 Fairview Park - Yatala Vale and City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (13.8% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (21.6% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (11.8% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (10.9% compared to 12.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Fairview Park - Yatala Vale's population decreased by 14 people (0.4%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.07% 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) (+113 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (-77 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (-67 people)