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Resident workers - Age structure

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

The Age Structure of the City of Canterbury Bankstown'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 Canterbury Bankstown'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 Canterbury Bankstown, 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 Canterbury Bankstown - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years20,13414.614.018,03114.514.5+2,103
25 to 34 years34,83825.223.130,13224.221.9+4,706
35 to 44 years31,71222.922.329,60923.823.1+2,103
45 to 54 years28,83220.921.327,89622.422.6+936
55 to 64 years18,65713.515.015,76912.714.4+2,888
65 years and over4,0252.94.33,0872.53.4+938

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, New South Wales : 14.0% 25 to 34 years, New South Wales : 23.1% 35 to 44 years, New South Wales : 22.3% 45 to 54 years, New South Wales : 21.3% 55 to 64 years, New South Wales : 15.0% 65 years and over, New South Wales : 4.3% 15 to 24 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 14.6% 25 to 34 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 25.2% 35 to 44 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 22.9% 45 to 54 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 20.9% 55 to 64 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 13.5% 65 years and over, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 2.9%
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 Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,103 25 to 34 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +4,706 35 to 44 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,103 45 to 54 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +936 55 to 64 years, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +2,888 65 years and over, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +938
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 age structure of City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016 compared to New South Wales 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, 62.7% of the resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.4% for New South Wales. 37.3% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.6% for New South Wales.

The major differences between the resident workers age structure of City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 25 to 34 years (25.2% compared to 23.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 55 to 64 years (13.5% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 65 years and over (2.9% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Canterbury Bankstown's resident workers population increased by 13,674 people (11.0%). This represents an average annual change of 2.11% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers age structure in City of Canterbury Bankstown between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+4,706 people)
  • 55 to 64 years (+2,888 people)
  • 15 to 24 years (+2,103 people)
  • 35 to 44 years (+2,103 people)

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