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Resident workers (Local) - Age structure

In the City of Tea Tree Gully, 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 City of Tea Tree Gully'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 City of Tea Tree Gully'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 City of Tea Tree Gully, 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
City of Tea Tree Gully 20112006Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Greater Adelaide%Number%Greater Adelaide%2006 to 2011
15 to 24 years7,73915.915.88,58817.617.2-849
25 to 34 years9,24119.021.29,29619.020.5-55
35 to 44 years10,99022.622.411,63823.823.7-648
45 to 54 years11,47423.622.911,75224.123.6-278
55 to 64 years7,87816.215.06,84714.013.0+1,031
65 years and over1,2332.52.97091.52.0+524

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, Greater Adelaide: 15.8% 25 to 34 years, Greater Adelaide: 21.2% 35 to 44 years, Greater Adelaide: 22.4% 45 to 54 years, Greater Adelaide: 22.9% 55 to 64 years, Greater Adelaide: 15.0% 65 years and over, Greater Adelaide: 2.9% 15 to 24 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 15.9% 25 to 34 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 19.0% 35 to 44 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 22.6% 45 to 54 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 23.6% 55 to 64 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.2% 65 years and over, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.5%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully: -849 25 to 34 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: -55 35 to 44 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: -648 45 to 54 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: -278 55 to 64 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: +1,031 65 years and over, City of Tea Tree Gully: +524
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 57.6% of the local labour force was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.3% for Greater Adelaide. 42.4% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.6899 for Greater Adelaide.

The major differences between the local labour force age structure of the City of Tea Tree Gully and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 55 to 64 years (16.2% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 45 to 54 years (23.6% compared to 22.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force aged 25 to 34 years (19.0% compared to 21.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, City of Tea Tree Gully's local labour force population decreased by 275 people (0.6%). This represents an average annual change of -0.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the local labour force age structure in the City of Tea Tree Gully between 2006 and 2011 were in the age groups:

  • 55 to 64 years (+1,031 local labour force)
  • 15 to 24 years (-849 local labour force)
  • 35 to 44 years (-648 local labour force)
  • 65 years and over (+524 local labour force)

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