Demographics – tables

Demographic profiles of shopping catchment areas and other catchments – health etc, are often used to help guide decisions on the likely demand for services.

They usually  include  an index, benchmarking against the  national average or regional average profiles . The table below is an example of such a profile.

Population profile – Aberdeen Value Area (%) Index
POPULATION SUMMARY
Usually resident population 231,233 100.00 100
Private households 106,232 100.00 100
AGE PROFILE
Age 0 – 15 years 42,109 18.21 91
Age 16 – 64 years 151,415 65.48 106
Age 65+ years 37,708 16.31 89
POPULATION PROJECTIONS
Projected Population 2006 231,233 100.00 100
Projected Population 2011 224,484 100.00 100
Projected Population 2016 216,722 100.00 100
POPULATION SUMMARY
Usually resident population 238,621 100.00 100
Population in private households 233,583 100.00 100
AGE PROFILE
Age 0 – 15 years 43,190 18.15 90
Age 16 – 64 years 161,604 67.92 106
Age 65+ years 33,135 13.93 88
Males age 0 – 15 years 22,083 18.87 89
Males age 16 – 64 years 81,303 69.47 107
Males age 65+ years 13,647 11.66 85
Females age 0 – 15 years 21,042 17.42 91
Females age 16 – 64 years 80,296 66.46 105
Females age 65+ years 19,487 16.13 91
SEX
Male 117,036 49.20 101
Female 120,829 50.80 99
AGE
Age 0 – 4 years 12,386 5.19 88
Age 5 – 14 years 27,845 11.67 91
Age 15 – 24 years 34,275 14.36 118
Age 25 – 34 years 35,868 15.03 106
Age 35 – 44 years 37,801 15.84 106
Age 45 – 54 years 33,856 14.19 107
Age 55 – 64 years 22,928 9.61 91
Age 65 – 74 years 18,509 7.76 91
Age 75+ years 15,148 6.35 85
SOCIAL CLASS
Social class AB 47,713 25.05 115
Social class C1 53,712 28.20 96
Social class C2 27,525 14.45 96
Social class DE 61,541 32.31 95
CAR AVAILABILITY
Households with no cars 28,317 27.31 99
Households with one car 46,633 44.98 103
Households with two cars 23,646 22.81 99
Households with three or more cars 5,085 4.90 86
HOUSEHOLDS
Total households 103,686 100.00 100
House or bungalow – Detached 22,508 21.73 96
House or bungalow – Semi-detached 25,705 24.82 80
House or bungalow – Terraced (including end terrace) 15,200 14.68 57
Flat, maisonette or apartment (purpose built) 36,116 34.88 225
Other permanent dwellings 3,772 3.64 72
Non-permanent dwellings 257 0.25 63
Owner occupier 68,982 66.53 97
Private rented or rented with job 11,849 11.43 97
Rented from Local Authority, Housing Association, New town or Scottish Homes 22,853 22.04 111
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
Usually Resident Population (16-retirement)
Economically active adults (16-retirement) 126,481 96.64 102
Unemployed adults (16-retirement) 4,404 3.36 69
Employment Status (16-retirement)
Total employees 16 and over 110,087 100.00 100
Full time employment 27,878 25.32 102
Part time employment 82,206 74.68 99
INDUSTRY AND OCCUPATION
Employment by Industry
Total employees and self-employed (residents 16+) 121,948 100.00 100
SIC AB: Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing 2,041 1.67 104
SIC CE: Mining, quarrying, electricity, gas and water supplies  11,174 9.16 838
SIC D: Manufacturing 11,674 9.57 64
SIC F: Construction 7,971 6.54 95
SIC GH: Distribution, hotel and catering 24,970 20.48 95
SIC I: Transport, storage and communications 8,221 6.74 96
SIC JK: Finance, business services and leasing 21,382 17.53 100
SIC LMNO: Other services 34,516 28.30 96
Employment by Occupation
Total occupations (residents aged 16+) 121,948 100.00 100
SOC 1 Managerial and senior officials 14,864 12.19 82
SOC 2 Professional 16,768 13.75 123
SOC 3 Associate professional & technical 17,998 14.76 107
SOC 4 Administrative and secretarial 15,569 12.77 96
SOC 5 Skilled trade 13,582 11.14 95
SOC 6 Personal services 8,084 6.63 96
SOC 7 Sales and customer services 9,484 7.78 100
SOC 8 Process, plant and machine operators 10,648 8.73 102
SOC 9 Elementary 14,938 12.25 103