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Resident workers - Age structure

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

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 - Females - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years3,35716.014.72,90217.615.8+455
25 to 34 years4,93423.523.83,49121.122.4+1,443
35 to 44 years4,69622.421.84,02724.423.1+669
45 to 54 years4,71922.521.93,78922.922.9+930
55 to 64 years2,67812.814.41,95711.813.5+721
65 years and over5692.73.43682.22.4+201

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 : 14.7% 25 to 34 years, Victoria : 23.8% 35 to 44 years, Victoria : 21.8% 45 to 54 years, Victoria : 21.9% 55 to 64 years, Victoria : 14.4% 65 years and over, Victoria : 3.4% 15 to 24 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 16.0% 25 to 34 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 23.5% 35 to 44 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 22.4% 45 to 54 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 22.5% 55 to 64 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 12.8% 65 years and over, Cardinia Shire - All industries: 2.7%
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 - All industries: +455 25 to 34 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +1,443 35 to 44 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +669 45 to 54 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +930 55 to 64 years, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +721 65 years and over, Cardinia Shire - All industries: +201
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 female resident workers age structure of Cardinia Shire in 2016 compared to Victoria shows that there was a higher proportion of females in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) as well as a lower proportion of females in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 62.0% of the female resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 60.3% for Victoria. 38.0% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 39.7% for Victoria.

The major differences between the female resident workers age structure of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers aged 15 to 24 years (16.0% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers aged 55 to 64 years (12.8% compared to 14.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Cardinia Shire's female resident workers population increased by 4,419 people (26.7%). This represents an average annual change of 4.85% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the female resident workers age structure in Cardinia Shire between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+1,443 females)
  • 45 to 54 years (+930 females)
  • 55 to 64 years (+721 females)
  • 35 to 44 years (+669 females)

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