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Resident workers (Local) - Age structure

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

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

For a complete local resident workers analysis for City of Casey, 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

Local resident workers age structure
City of Casey - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years20,78915.113.918,63415.614.9+2,155
25 to 34 years32,20623.423.827,04222.622.5+5,164
35 to 44 years33,68024.422.130,36525.423.2+3,315
45 to 54 years29,86021.721.327,13522.722.1+2,725
55 to 64 years17,93113.014.714,14111.814.0+3,790
65 years and over3,4422.54.22,2111.83.2+1,231

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

Local resident workers age structure, 2016
Local resident workers age structure, 2016 15 to 24 years, Victoria: 13.9% 25 to 34 years, Victoria: 23.8% 35 to 44 years, Victoria: 22.1% 45 to 54 years, Victoria: 21.3% 55 to 64 years, Victoria: 14.7% 65 years and over, Victoria: 4.2% 15 to 24 years, City of Casey - All industries: 15.1% 25 to 34 years, City of Casey - All industries: 23.4% 35 to 44 years, City of Casey - All industries: 24.4% 45 to 54 years, City of Casey - All industries: 21.7% 55 to 64 years, City of Casey - All industries: 13.0% 65 years and over, City of Casey - All industries: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers age structure, 2011 to 2016
Change in local resident workers age structure, 2011 to 2016 15 to 24 years, City of Casey - All industries: +2,155 25 to 34 years, City of Casey - All industries: +5,164 35 to 44 years, City of Casey - All industries: +3,315 45 to 54 years, City of Casey - All industries: +2,725 55 to 64 years, City of Casey - All industries: +3,790 65 years and over, City of Casey - All industries: +1,231
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 local labour force age structure of the City of Casey 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, 62.8% of the local labour force was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.9% for Victoria. 37.2% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.1% for Victoria.

The major differences between the local labour force age structure of the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 35 to 44 years (24.4% compared to 22.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force aged 15 to 24 years (15.1% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force aged 55 to 64 years (13.0% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force aged 65 years and over (2.5% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Casey's local labour force population increased by 18,380 people (15.4%). This represents an average annual change of 2.9% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the local labour force age structure in the City of Casey between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+5,164 local labour force)
  • 55 to 64 years (+3,790 local labour force)
  • 35 to 44 years (+3,315 local labour force)
  • 45 to 54 years (+2,725 local labour force)

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