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Resident workers - Age structure

In Cardinia Shire, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the resident workers (Education and Training).

The Age Structure of the Cardinia Shire'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 Cardinia Shire'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 Cardinia Shire, 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
Cardinia Shire - Education and Training20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years2577.58.52138.38.1+44
25 to 34 years82524.122.357922.620.8+246
35 to 44 years90126.422.961123.822.6+290
45 to 54 years80123.423.869927.326.9+102
55 to 64 years53415.618.440815.918.7+126
65 years and over1013.04.1552.12.9+46

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, Victoria - Education and Training  : 8.5% 25 to 34 years, Victoria - Education and Training  : 22.3% 35 to 44 years, Victoria - Education and Training  : 22.9% 45 to 54 years, Victoria - Education and Training  : 23.8% 55 to 64 years, Victoria - Education and Training  : 18.4% 65 years and over, Victoria - Education and Training  : 4.1% 15 to 24 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 7.5% 25 to 34 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 24.1% 35 to 44 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 26.4% 45 to 54 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 23.4% 55 to 64 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 15.6% 65 years and over, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: 3.0%
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, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +44 25 to 34 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +246 35 to 44 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +290 45 to 54 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +102 55 to 64 years, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +126 65 years and over, Cardinia Shire - Education and Training: +46
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 (Education and Training) age structure of Cardinia Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria 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, 58.0% of the resident workers (Education and Training) was aged under 45 years, compared to 53.7% for Victoria. 42.0% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 46.3% for Victoria.

The major differences between the resident workers (Education and Training) age structure of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) aged 35 to 44 years (26.4% compared to 22.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) aged 25 to 34 years (24.1% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) aged 55 to 64 years (15.6% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) aged 65 years and over (3.0% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cardinia Shire's resident workers (Education and Training) population increased by 854 people (33.3%). This represents an average annual change of 5.92% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers (Education and Training) age structure in Cardinia Shire between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 35 to 44 years (+290 people)
  • 25 to 34 years (+246 people)
  • 55 to 64 years (+126 people)
  • 45 to 54 years (+102 people)

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