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Resident workers (Local) - Age structure

In Developing East Arnhem Limited area, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the local resident worker population.

The Age Structure of the Developing East Arnhem Limited area's local resident workers is indicative of the residential role and function of the local area. This includes factors such as when the area was settled; what types of households live there; the level of access the area has to employment, services and facilities; the local dwelling stock characteristics (including cost of housing); local amenity and a range of other factors that attract people to an area.

The age structure of Developing East Arnhem Limited area's local resident workers is indicative of the skill-levels and experience that local businesses can draw upon. For example, younger resident workers, while less experienced, is typically more mobile and has higher level skills in use of new technologies.

For a complete local resident workers analysis for Developing East Arnhem Limited area, Age Structure should be analysed in conjunction with Qualifications, Occupations, Hours worked and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers age structure
Developing East Arnhem Limited area 20112006Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Northern Territory%Number%Northern Territory%2006 to 2011
15 to 24 years56911.715.766914.217.0-100
25 to 34 years1,21224.924.51,19025.223.9+22
35 to 44 years1,35627.823.31,28027.224.8+76
45 to 54 years1,11022.821.01,05922.521.6+51
55 to 64 years52810.812.94619.811.0+67
65 years and over992.02.5551.21.7+44

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers age structure, 2011
Local resident workers age structure, 2011 15 to 24 years, Northern Territory: 15.7% 25 to 34 years, Northern Territory: 24.5% 35 to 44 years, Northern Territory: 23.3% 45 to 54 years, Northern Territory: 21.0% 55 to 64 years, Northern Territory: 12.9% 65 years and over, Northern Territory: 2.5% 15 to 24 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 11.7% 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 24.9% 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 27.8% 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 22.8% 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.8% 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers age structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers age structure, 2006 to 2011 15 to 24 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -100 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +22 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +76 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +51 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +67 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +44
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the local labour force age structure of Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 compared to Northern Territory shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) as well as a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 64.4% of the local labour force was aged under 45 years, compared to 63.6% for Northern Territory. 35.6% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 36.433 for Northern Territory.

The major differences between the local labour force age structure of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 35 to 44 years (27.8% compared to 23.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 45 to 54 years (22.8% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force aged 15 to 24 years (11.7% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force aged 55 to 64 years (10.8% compared to 12.9%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Developing East Arnhem Limited area's local labour force population increased by 160 people (3.4%). This represents an average annual change of 0.67% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the local labour force age structure in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 15 to 24 years (-100 local labour force)
  • 35 to 44 years (+76 local labour force)
  • 55 to 64 years (+67 local labour force)
  • 45 to 54 years (+51 local labour force)

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