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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Local workers - Age structure - All industries

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 worker population.

The Age Structure of an industry's local workers is a key component to understanding the role and function of that industry in Developing East Arnhem Limited area. It is an indicator of the age of the industry and how long it has been established in the area, as well as the possible challenges in expanding that industry in the future.

For example an area with young local workers may be more mobile and likely to change jobs/industries in the future while an industry with an older local workers may face succession planning issues and challenges in attracting new staff.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers age structure
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries20112006Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Northern Territory %Number%Northern Territory %2006 to 2011
15 to 24 years4529.715.462211.916.3-170
25 to 34 years1,13724.424.31,28824.623.8-151
35 to 44 years1,25927.123.21,42027.124.8-161
45 to 54 years1,11123.921.31,30324.922.2-192
55 to 64 years58712.613.355710.611.3+30
65 years and over1082.32.5511.01.6+57

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

Local workers age structure, 2011
Local workers age structure, 2011 15 to 24 years, Northern Territory: 15.4% 25 to 34 years, Northern Territory: 24.3% 35 to 44 years, Northern Territory: 23.2% 45 to 54 years, Northern Territory: 21.3% 55 to 64 years, Northern Territory: 13.3% 65 years and over, Northern Territory: 2.5% 15 to 24 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.7% 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 24.4% 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 27.1% 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 23.9% 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 12.6% 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 2.3%
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 workers age structure, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers age structure, 2006 to 2011 15 to 24 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -170 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -151 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -161 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -192 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +30 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: +57
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 age structure of the workforce in Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 compared to Northern Territory shows that there was a lower proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) and a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 61.2% of the workforce was aged under 45 years, compared to 62.9% for Northern Territory. 38.8% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 37.1% for Northern Territory.

The major differences between the age structure of the workforce in Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers aged 35 to 44 years (27.1% compared to 23.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers aged 45 to 54 years (23.9% compared to 21.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 15 to 24 years (9.7% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 55 to 64 years (12.6% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the age structure of the workforce in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 45 to 54 years (-192 local workers)
  • 15 to 24 years (-170 local workers)
  • 35 to 44 years (-161 local workers)
  • 25 to 34 years (-151 local workers)

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