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Resident workers - Age structure

In the City of Albany, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the resident workers (Other Services).

The Age Structure of the City of Albany's 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 Albany's resident workers is indicative of the skill-levels and experience that local businesses can draw upon. For example, younger resident workers, while less experienced, are typically more mobile and have higher level skills in use of new technologies.

For a complete local resident workers analysis for City of Albany, Age Structure should be analysed in conjunction with Qualifications, Occupations, Hours worked and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers age structure
City of Albany - Other Services20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services%Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years12817.56.713221.54.7-4
25 to 34 years13218.013.59815.916.1+34
35 to 44 years13318.221.312520.320.7+8
45 to 54 years16622.730.312320.036.8+43
55 to 64 years13218.025.311118.021.8+21
65 years and over415.62.8264.20.0+15

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers age structure, 2016
Resident workers age structure, 2016 15 to 24 years, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 6.7% 25 to 34 years, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 13.5% 35 to 44 years, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 21.3% 45 to 54 years, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 30.3% 55 to 64 years, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 25.3% 65 years and over, City of Albany - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services : 2.8% 15 to 24 years, City of Albany - Other Services: 17.5% 25 to 34 years, City of Albany - Other Services: 18.0% 35 to 44 years, City of Albany - Other Services: 18.2% 45 to 54 years, City of Albany - Other Services: 22.7% 55 to 64 years, City of Albany - Other Services: 18.0% 65 years and over, City of Albany - Other Services: 5.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers age structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers age structure, 2011 to 2016 15 to 24 years, City of Albany - Other Services: -4 25 to 34 years, City of Albany - Other Services: +34 35 to 44 years, City of Albany - Other Services: +8 45 to 54 years, City of Albany - Other Services: +43 55 to 64 years, City of Albany - Other Services: +21 65 years and over, City of Albany - Other Services: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the resident workers (Other Services) age structure of the City of Albany in 2016 compared to Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 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, 53.7% of the resident workers (Other Services) was aged under 45 years, compared to 41.6% for Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services. 46.3% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 58.4% for Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services.

The major differences between the resident workers (Other Services) age structure of the City of Albany and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 15 to 24 years (17.5% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 25 to 34 years (18.0% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 45 to 54 years (22.7% compared to 30.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 55 to 64 years (18.0% compared to 25.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Albany's resident workers (Other Services) population increased by 117 people (19.0%). This represents an average annual change of 3.54% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers (Other Services) age structure in the City of Albany between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 45 to 54 years (+43 people)
  • 25 to 34 years (+34 people)

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