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Resident workers - Age structure

In King Island Council area, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety).

The Age Structure of the Cradle Coast Region'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 Cradle Coast Region'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 Cradle Coast Region, 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
King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Arts and Recreation Services%Number%Arts and Recreation Services%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years00.030.800.00.00
25 to 34 years821.10.046.10.0+4
35 to 44 years1231.60.01725.80.0-5
45 to 54 years821.130.82334.80.0-15
55 to 64 years410.50.02233.30.0-18
65 years and over615.838.500.00.0+6

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, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 30.8% 25 to 34 years, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 35 to 44 years, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 45 to 54 years, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 30.8% 55 to 64 years, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 0.0% 65 years and over, King Island Council area - Arts and Recreation Services : 38.5% 15 to 24 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 0.0% 25 to 34 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 21.1% 35 to 44 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 31.6% 45 to 54 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 21.1% 55 to 64 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 10.5% 65 years and over, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 15.8%
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, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: 0 25 to 34 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +4 35 to 44 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -5 45 to 54 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -15 55 to 64 years, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: -18 65 years and over, King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety: +6
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 (Public Administration and Safety) age structure of King Island Council area in 2016 compared to Arts and Recreation Services 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, 52.6% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) was aged under 45 years, compared to 30.8% for Arts and Recreation Services. 47.4% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 69.2% for Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) age structure of King Island Council area and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) aged 35 to 44 years (31.6% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) aged 25 to 34 years (21.1% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) aged 15 to 24 years (0.0% compared to 30.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) aged 65 years and over (15.8% compared to 38.5%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, King Island Council area's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) population decreased by 28 people (42.4%). This represents an average annual change of -10.45% per year over the period.

There were no major changes in age structure of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in King Island Council area between 2011 and 2016.

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