Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East
Service age groups
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'What is the person's date of birth or age?'
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Analysis of the service age groups of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East 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 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 City of Tea Tree Gully.
The major differences between the age structure of Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East and City of Tea Tree Gully were:
- A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (23.5% compared to 20.2%)
- A larger percentage of 'Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)' (10.1% compared to 7.3%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Seniors (70 to 84)' (5.3% compared to 10.0%)
- A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (9.6% compared to 12.2%)
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)