Para Hills - Gulf View Heights
Service age groups
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.
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 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%)
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.