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Everard Park

Service age groups

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

The Age Structure of Everard Park provides key insights into the level of demand for age based services and facilities such as child care. It is an indicator of Everard 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 Everard Park'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
Everard Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Service age group (years)Number%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4) 38 3.5 4.7 61 6.1 5.4 -23
Primary schoolers (5 to 11) 80 7.4 7.9 51 5.1 7.6 +29
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17) 56 5.2 6.6 32 3.2 6.3 +24
Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24) 93 8.6 9.4 103 10.3 10.1 -10
Young workforce (25 to 34) 200 18.6 13.5 151 15.2 13.9 +49
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49) 209 19.4 19.8 186 18.7 20.9 +23
Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59) 109 10.1 12.7 136 13.7 13.6 -27
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69) 105 9.8 11.9 67 6.7 9.9 +38
Seniors (70 to 84) 100 9.3 9.2 109 10.9 8.2 -9
Elderly aged (85 and over) 86 8.0 4.3 100 10.0 4.1 -14
Total1,076100.0100.0996100.0100.0+80
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 Everard Park in 2016 compared to City of Unley 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, 16.2% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 27.0% 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 Everard Park and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of 'Young workforce (25 to 34)' (18.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of 'Elderly aged (85 and over)' (8.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)' (10.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of 'Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)' (9.8% compared to 11.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Everard Park's population increased by 80 people (8.0%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.56% per year over the period.

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