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Clarence Park

Service age groups

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Clarence Park had a similar proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of persons at post retirement age than City of Unley in 2016.

The Age Structure of Clarence Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Clarence Park'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 Clarence Park'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?'

Total population

Age structure - Service age groups
Clarence Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idBabies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1305.14.71586.35.4-28
map this data in atlas.idPrimary schoolers (5 to 11)2048.07.91726.97.6+32
map this data in atlas.idSecondary schoolers (12 to 17)1646.46.61797.26.3-15
map this data in atlas.idTertiary education and independence (18 to 24)2499.89.425010.010.1-1
map this data in atlas.idYoung workforce (25 to 34)38115.013.540116.113.9-20
map this data in atlas.idParents and homebuilders (35 to 49)55321.719.852921.220.9+24
map this data in atlas.idOlder workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)34713.612.735014.013.6-3
map this data in atlas.idEmpty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)28911.411.926710.79.9+22
map this data in atlas.idSeniors (70 to 84)1807.19.21475.98.2+33
map this data in atlas.idElderly aged (85 and over)491.94.3391.64.1+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Age structure - service age groups, 2016
Age structure - service age groups, 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), City of Unley: 4.7% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), City of Unley: 7.9% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), City of Unley: 6.6% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), City of Unley: 9.4% Young workforce (25 to 34), City of Unley: 13.5% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), City of Unley: 19.8% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), City of Unley: 12.7% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), City of Unley: 11.9% Seniors (70 to 84), City of Unley: 9.2% Elderly aged (85 and over), City of Unley: 4.3% Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Clarence Park: 5.1% Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Clarence Park: 8.0% Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Clarence Park: 6.4% Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Clarence Park: 9.8% Young workforce (25 to 34), Clarence Park: 15.0% Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Clarence Park: 21.7% Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Clarence Park: 13.6% Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Clarence Park: 11.4% Seniors (70 to 84), Clarence Park: 7.1% Elderly aged (85 and over), Clarence Park: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016
Change in age structure - service age groups, 2011 to 2016 Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4), Clarence Park: -28 Primary schoolers (5 to 11), Clarence Park: +32 Secondary schoolers (12 to 17), Clarence Park: -15 Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24), Clarence Park: -1 Young workforce (25 to 34), Clarence Park: -20 Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49), Clarence Park: +24 Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59), Clarence Park: -3 Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69), Clarence Park: +22 Seniors (70 to 84), Clarence Park: +33 Elderly aged (85 and over), Clarence Park: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the service age groups of Clarence Park in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a similar 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, 19.6% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 20.3% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 19.1% and 25.4% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences between the age structure of Clarence Park and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Parents and homebuilders' (21.7% compared to 19.8%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce' (15.0% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Frail aged' (1.9% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Seniors' (7.1% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Clarence Park's population increased by 54 people (2.2%). This represents an average annual population change of 0.43% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Clarence Park between 2011 and 2016.

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