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St Agnes

Service age groups

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St Agnes had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a higher proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016.

The Age Structure of St Agnes provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of St Agnes'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 St Agnes'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
St Agnes - 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) 224 5.4 5.7 190 4.7 5.8 +35
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 295 7.1 8.3 294 7.2 8.3 +1
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 267 6.5 7.3 287 7.0 8.0 -21
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 298 7.2 8.4 425 10.4 9.1 -128
Young workforce (25 to 34) 478 11.6 12.2 466 11.4 12.1 +12
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 786 19.0 20.2 786 19.2 21.6 0
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 591 14.3 13.5 625 15.3 13.9 -33
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 575 13.9 12.2 540 13.2 11.5 +34
Seniors (70 to 84) 451 10.9 10.0 355 8.7 8.1 +96
Elderly aged (85 and over) 172 4.2 2.1 119 2.9 1.7 +53
Total4,141100.0100.04,091100.0100.0+50
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of St Agnes in 2016 compared to City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).

Overall, 19.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 28.9% 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 St Agnes and City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Elderly aged (85 and over)' (4.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (13.9% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)' (7.2% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)' (19.0% compared to 20.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, St Agnes's population increased by 50 people (1.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.24% per year over the period.

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

  • Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) (-128 people)
  • Seniors (70 to 84) (+96 people)
  • Elderly aged (85 and over) (+53 people)