to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2011 Census of Population and Housing,
18.5 per cent of the City of Greater Geelong’s population was aged between zero
and 15, with 16.8 per cent aged 65 and over, with this age group also having
the largest change in age structure since 2005.
biggest change in age structure was in the empty nesters and retirees, and
older workers and pre-retirees, with babies and pre-schoolers, primary
schoolers and secondary schoolers amongst the lowest age structure growth
per cent of the community were Australian born, with the United Kingdom, New
Zealand and Italy the main birthplaces outside of Australia.
with children made up 28.3 per cent of households, with a further 26 per cent
being made up of couples without children. Lone person households made up 26.4
per cent and one parent families making up 11.5 per cent.
more than 50 suburbs and townships, the region is experiencing a
period of rapid growth with the population expected to exceed 290,000 in the
next 20 years. A high proportion of this will come
from new ‘greenfield’ growth areas identified and undergoing development, most
notably Armstrong Creek, as well as other suburban expansions.
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Statistics from the City of Greater Geelong Enterprise Geelong: Facts at a Glance (Nov