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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East

Service age groups

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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East had a similar 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East'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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East'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
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - 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)5195.25.76386.45.8-119
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,04510.58.31,09111.08.3-46
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,00610.17.31,01210.28.0-6
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)9069.18.48869.09.1+20
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)1,02210.312.21,12511.412.1-103
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,33523.520.22,62626.521.6-291
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,55515.713.51,27612.913.9+279
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)9559.612.27677.711.5+188
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)5305.310.04174.28.1+113
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)450.52.1590.61.7-14

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 Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.0% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.5% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Tea Tree Gully: 20.2% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.4% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.3% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.7% Elderly aged (85 and over), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.5% Seniors (70 to 84), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 5.3% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 9.6% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 15.7% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 23.5% Young workforce (25 to 34), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 10.3% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 9.1% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 10.1% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 10.5% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 5.2%
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 Elderly aged (85 and over), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -14 Seniors (70 to 84), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +113 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +188 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +279 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -291 Young workforce (25 to 34), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -103 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +20 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -6 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -46 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -119
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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East in 2016 compared to the 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 lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 25.9% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 15.4% 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (23.5% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers' (10.1% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (5.3% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (9.6% compared to 12.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East's population increased by 21 people (0.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.04% per year over the period.

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

  • Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) (-291 people)
  • Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) (+279 people)
  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+188 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (-119 people)

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