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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East

Service age groups

Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East 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 2011.

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 last birthday)?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)6386.45.87707.85.8-132
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)1,09111.08.31,26212.79.2-171
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,01210.28.09799.98.6+33
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)8869.09.18388.49.6+48
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)1,12511.412.11,31513.212.4-190
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,62626.521.62,69627.222.6-70
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,27612.913.91,15911.714.5+117
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)7677.711.55455.59.3+222
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)4174.28.13273.37.0+90
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)590.61.7360.41.1+23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2011
Age structure - service age groups, 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.8% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.3% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.0% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.1% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.1% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Tea Tree Gully: 21.6% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.9% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.5% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.7% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 6.4% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 11.0% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 10.2% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 9.0% Young workforce (25 to 34), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 11.4% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 26.5% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 12.9% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 7.7% Seniors (70 to 84), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 4.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2006 to 2011 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -132 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -171 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +33 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +48 Young workforce (25 to 34), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -190 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -70 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +117 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +222 Seniors (70 to 84), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +90 Elderly aged (85 and over), Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +23
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East in 2011 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, 27.7% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 12.6% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 22.1% and 21.3% 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' (26.5% compared to 21.6%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Primary schoolers' (11.0% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (4.2% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees' (7.7% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East's population decreased by 30 people (0.3%). This represents an average annual population change of -0.06% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) (+222 people)
  • Young workforce (25 to 34) (-190 people)
  • Primary schoolers (5 to 11) (-171 people)
  • Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) (-132 people)