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Mount Cook East had a lower proportion of pre-schoolers and a lower proportion of people at post retirement age than Wellington City in 2018.
The Age Structure of the population is the most widely used component of the Census. It is an indicator of an area’s residential role and function and how it is likely to change in the future. Mount Cook East's age demographics are indicative of the area’s era of settlement and provide key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities (as most services and facilities are age-specific).
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.
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|Age structure - Service age groups|
|Mount Cook East - Total persons||2018||2013||Change|
|Service age group (years)||Number||%||Wellington City %||Number||%||Wellington City %||2013 to 2018|
|Babies and Pre-schoolers (0 to 4)||39||1.5||5.1||33||1.3||6.0||+6|
|Primary Schoolers (5 to 11)||42||1.6||7.9||30||1.2||7.9||+12|
|Secondary Schoolers (12 to 17)||51||1.9||6.6||66||2.7||6.8||-15|
|Tertiary education and independence (18 to 24)||1,230||46.7||14.0||1,278||52.3||14.3||-48|
|Young workforce (25 to 34)||675||25.6||17.9||573||23.4||16.7||+102|
|Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)||321||12.2||21.3||267||10.9||22.5||+54|
|Older workers and pre-retirees (50 to 59)||141||5.4||12.4||108||4.4||11.8||+33|
|Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)||90||3.4||8.0||63||2.6||7.7||+27|
|Seniors (70 to 84)||45||1.7||5.7||27||1.1||5.1||+18|
|Elderly aged (85 and over)||0||0.0||1.2||0||0.0||1.1||0|
Analysis of the service age groups of Mount Cook East in 2018 compared to Wellington City shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (0 to 17 years) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (60+ years).
Overall, 5.0% of the population was aged between 0 and 17, and 5.1% were aged 60 years and over, compared with 19.5% and 14.9% respectively for Wellington City.
The major differences between the age structure of Mount Cook East and Wellington City were:
From 2013 to 2018, Mount Cook East's population increased by 189 people (7.7%). This represents an average annual population change of 1.5% per year over the period.
The largest changes in the age structure in this area between 2013 and 2018 were in the age groups:
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