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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Service age groups

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Gilles Plains - Valley View had a higher proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

The Age Structure of Gilles Plains - Valley View provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Gilles Plains - Valley View'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 Gilles Plains - Valley View'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1876.75.71646.15.8+23
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2258.08.32338.68.3-8
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1806.47.31907.08.0-10
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2539.08.42228.29.1+31
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)38313.712.237613.912.1+7
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)61922.120.260422.321.6+15
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)33311.913.530311.213.9+30
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2789.912.236013.311.5-82
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)31011.110.02208.18.1+90
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)321.12.1331.21.7-1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2016
Age structure - service age groups, 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.7% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.3% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Tea Tree Gully: 20.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.5% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.0% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 6.7% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 8.0% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 6.4% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 9.0% Young workforce (25 to 34), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 13.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 22.1% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 11.9% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 9.9% Seniors (70 to 84), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 11.1% Elderly aged (85 and over), Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +23 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Gilles Plains - Valley View: -8 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Gilles Plains - Valley View: -10 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +31 Young workforce (25 to 34), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +7 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +15 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +30 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Gilles Plains - Valley View: -82 Seniors (70 to 84), Gilles Plains - Valley View: +90 Elderly aged (85 and over), Gilles Plains - Valley View: -1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 21.1% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 22.1% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 21.3% and 24.4% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the age structure of Gilles Plains - Valley View and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (22.1% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (13.7% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (9.9% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers & pre-retirees' (11.9% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Gilles Plains - Valley View's population increased by 95 people (3.5%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.69% 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) (+90 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (-82 people)

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