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Local workers - Age structure - All industries

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 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 City of Tea Tree Gully. 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 City of Tea Tree Gully, 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
City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries20112006Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
15 to 24 years4,16322.615.24,36724.116.1-204
25 to 34 years3,13617.120.23,05716.819.7+79
35 to 44 years3,63719.822.33,86921.324.0-232
45 to 54 years4,03622.023.44,06922.424.3-33
55 to 64 years2,85015.515.72,46213.613.7+388
65 years and over5653.13.23241.82.3+241

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, South Australia: 15.2% 25 to 34 years, South Australia: 20.2% 35 to 44 years, South Australia: 22.3% 45 to 54 years, South Australia: 23.4% 55 to 64 years, South Australia: 15.7% 65 years and over, South Australia: 3.2% 15 to 24 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 22.6% 25 to 34 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 17.1% 35 to 44 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 19.8% 45 to 54 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 22.0% 55 to 64 years, City of Tea Tree Gully: 15.5% 65 years and over, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.1%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: -204 25 to 34 years, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: +79 35 to 44 years, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: -232 45 to 54 years, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: -33 55 to 64 years, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: +388 65 years and over, City of Tea Tree Gully - All industries: +241
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to South Australia shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 59.5% of the workforce was aged under 45 years, compared to 57.7% for South Australia. 40.5% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 42.3% for South Australia.

The major differences between the age structure of the workforce in the City of Tea Tree Gully and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers aged 15 to 24 years (22.6% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 25 to 34 years (17.1% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 35 to 44 years (19.8% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 45 to 54 years (22.0% compared to 23.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the age structure of the workforce in the City of Tea Tree Gully between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • 55 to 64 years (+388 local workers)
  • 65 years and over (+241 local workers)
  • 35 to 44 years (-232 local workers)
  • 15 to 24 years (-204 local workers)

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