City of Brimbank
Local workers - Age structure - Education and Training
In the City of Brimbank, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) working in Education and Training.
The Age Structure of an industry's local workers is a key component to understanding the role and function of that industry in the City of Brimbank. 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers age structure|
|City of Brimbank - Education and Training||2016||2011||Change|
|Ten year age groups (years)||Number||%||Victoria%||Number||%||Victoria%||2011 - 2016|
|15 to 24 years||450||8.0||8.5||335||6.8||8.1||+115|
|25 to 34 years||1,175||20.9||22.3||996||20.3||20.8||+179|
|35 to 44 years||1,247||22.2||22.9||1,130||23.1||22.6||+117|
|45 to 54 years||1,459||26.0||23.8||1,434||29.3||26.9||+25|
|55 to 64 years||1,097||19.6||18.4||908||18.5||18.7||+189|
|65 years and over||182||3.2||4.1||98||2.0||2.9||+84|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the age structure of the Education and Training workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 51.2% of the Education and Training workforce was aged under 45 years, compared to 53.8% for Victoria. 48.8% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 46.2% for Victoria.
The major differences between the age structure of the Education and Training workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers aged 25 to 34 years (20.9% compared to 22.3%)
- A larger percentage of local workers aged 45 to 54 years (26.0% compared to 23.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers aged 55 to 64 years (19.6% compared to 18.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers aged 65 years and over (3.2% compared to 4.1%)
The largest changes in the age structure of the Education and Training workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 55 to 64 years (+189 local workers)
- 25 to 34 years (+179 local workers)
- 35 to 44 years (+117 local workers)
- 15 to 24 years (+115 local workers)