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Resident workers - Age structure

In Coffs Harbour City, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).

The Age Structure of the Coffs Harbour City'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 Coffs Harbour City'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 Coffs Harbour City, 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
Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years17010.98.9787.87.9+92
25 to 34 years39125.113.717517.512.0+216
35 to 44 years32020.515.821721.717.0+103
45 to 54 years32821.020.823423.422.5+94
55 to 64 years24315.621.419919.922.3+44
65 years and over1076.919.3969.618.3+11

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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 8.9% 25 to 34 years, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 13.7% 35 to 44 years, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 15.8% 45 to 54 years, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 20.8% 55 to 64 years, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 21.4% 65 years and over, New South Wales - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 19.3% 15 to 24 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 10.9% 25 to 34 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 25.1% 35 to 44 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 20.5% 45 to 54 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 21.0% 55 to 64 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 15.6% 65 years and over, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.9%
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, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +92 25 to 34 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +216 35 to 44 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +103 45 to 54 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +94 55 to 64 years, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +44 65 years and over, Coffs Harbour City - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +11
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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) age structure of Coffs Harbour City 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, 56.5% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) was aged under 45 years, compared to 38.5% for New South Wales. 43.5% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 61.5% for New South Wales.

The major differences between the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) age structure of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) aged 25 to 34 years (25.1% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) aged 35 to 44 years (20.5% compared to 15.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) aged 65 years and over (6.9% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) aged 55 to 64 years (15.6% compared to 21.4%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Coffs Harbour City's resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) population increased by 560 people (56.1%). This represents an average annual change of 9.31% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) age structure in Coffs Harbour City between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+216 people)
  • 35 to 44 years (+103 people)
  • 45 to 54 years (+94 people)
  • 15 to 24 years (+92 people)

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