King Island Council area
Local workers - Age structure - Public Administration and Safety
In the King Island Council area, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) working in Public Administration and Safety.
The Age Structure of an industry's local workers is a key component to understanding the role and function of that industry in the King Island Council area. It is an indicator of the age of the industry and how long it has been established in the area, as well as the possible challenges in expanding that industry in the future.
For example an area with young local workers may be more mobile and likely to change jobs/industries in the future while an industry with an older local workers may face succession planning issues and challenges in attracting new staff.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers age structure|
|Cradle Coast Region - Public Administration and Safety||2016||2011||Change|
|Ten year age groups (years)||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services%||2011 - 2016|
|15 to 24 years||0||0||30.8||0||0||0||--|
|25 to 34 years||10||25.6||0||4||6.7||0||+6|
|35 to 44 years||11||28.2||0||13||21.7||0||-2|
|45 to 54 years||7||17.9||30.8||24||40.0||0||-17|
|55 to 64 years||4||10.3||0||19||31.7||0||-15|
|65 years and over||7||17.9||38.5||0||0||0||+7|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the age structure of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the 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) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).
Overall, 53.8% of the Public Administration and Safety workforce was aged under 45 years, compared to 30.8% for Arts and Recreation Services. 46.2% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 69.2% for Arts and Recreation Services.
The major differences between the age structure of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the King Island Council area and the Arts and Recreation Services workforce were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers aged 15 to 24 years (0% compared to 30.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers aged 25 to 34 years (25.6% compared to 0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers aged 35 to 44 years (28.2% compared to 0%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers aged 65 years and over (17.9% compared to 38.5%)
The largest changes in the age structure of the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the King Island Council area between 2011 and 2016 were:
- 45 to 54 years (-17 local workers)
- 55 to 64 years (-15 local workers)
- 65 years and over (+7 local workers)
- 25 to 34 years (+6 local workers)