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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 (Other Services).

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 - Other Services20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years18115.76.420417.87.3-23
25 to 34 years24921.612.519417.011.5+55
35 to 44 years20517.819.826122.822.2-56
45 to 54 years26422.927.027023.628.1-6
55 to 64 years18716.225.018416.125.4+3
65 years and over675.89.3312.75.5+36

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, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 6.4% 25 to 34 years, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 12.5% 35 to 44 years, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 19.8% 45 to 54 years, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 27.0% 55 to 64 years, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 25.0% 65 years and over, Coffs Harbour City - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 9.3% 15 to 24 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 15.7% 25 to 34 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 21.6% 35 to 44 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 17.8% 45 to 54 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 22.9% 55 to 64 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 16.2% 65 years and over, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: 5.8%
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 - Other Services: -23 25 to 34 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: +55 35 to 44 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: -56 45 to 54 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: -6 55 to 64 years, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: +3 65 years and over, Coffs Harbour City - Other Services: +36
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 (Other Services) age structure of Coffs Harbour City in 2016 compared to Transport, Postal and Warehousing 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, 55.1% of the resident workers (Other Services) was aged under 45 years, compared to 38.7% for Transport, Postal and Warehousing. 44.9% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 61.3% for Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the resident workers (Other Services) age structure of Coffs Harbour City and Transport, Postal and Warehousing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 15 to 24 years (15.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 25 to 34 years (21.6% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 55 to 64 years (16.2% compared to 25.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) aged 45 to 54 years (22.9% compared to 27.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Coffs Harbour City's resident workers (Other Services) population increased by 9 people (0.8%). This represents an average annual change of 0.16% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers (Other Services) age structure in Coffs Harbour City between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 35 to 44 years (-56 people)
  • 25 to 34 years (+55 people)
  • 65 years and over (+36 people)

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