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Para Hills - Gulf View Heights

Service age groups

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Para Hills - Gulf View Heights had a higher 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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Para Hills - Gulf View Heights'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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights'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
Para Hills - Gulf View Heights - 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) 92 7.5 5.7 59 4.9 5.8 +33
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 98 8.0 8.3 95 7.8 8.3 +4
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 85 6.9 7.3 85 7.0 8.0 0
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 85 6.9 8.4 100 8.3 9.1 -15
Young workforce (25 to 34) 166 13.5 12.2 169 13.9 12.1 -3
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 272 22.1 20.2 269 22.2 21.6 +3
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 157 12.7 13.5 146 12.0 13.9 +11
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 155 12.6 12.2 186 15.4 11.5 -31
Seniors (70 to 84) 109 8.9 10.0 97 8.0 8.1 +12
Elderly aged (85 and over) 11 0.9 2.1 6 0.5 1.7 +5
Total1,234100.0100.01,214100.0100.0+20
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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights 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, 22.4% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 22.4% 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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights and City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (22.1% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)' (7.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (13.5% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (6.9% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights's population increased by 20 people (1.6%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.33% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Para Hills - Gulf View Heights between 2011 and 2016.