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Resident workers - Age structure

In Developing East Arnhem Limited area, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) in the resident workers .

The Age Structure of the Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area, 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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%RDA Northern Territory%Number%RDA Northern Territory%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years30810.213.549511.615.7-187
25 to 34 years71323.626.71,05924.924.5-346
35 to 44 years77725.722.41,17727.723.3-400
45 to 54 years70323.220.595422.521.0-251
55 to 64 years43414.313.546711.012.9-33
65 years and over913.03.4972.32.5-6

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, RDA Northern Territory : 13.5% 25 to 34 years, RDA Northern Territory : 26.7% 35 to 44 years, RDA Northern Territory : 22.4% 45 to 54 years, RDA Northern Territory : 20.5% 55 to 64 years, RDA Northern Territory : 13.5% 65 years and over, RDA Northern Territory : 3.4% 15 to 24 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 10.2% 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 23.6% 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 25.7% 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 23.2% 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 14.3% 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: 3.0%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -187 25 to 34 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -346 35 to 44 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -400 45 to 54 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -251 55 to 64 years, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -33 65 years and over, Developing East Arnhem Limited area - All industries: -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 age structure of Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 compared to RDA Northern Territory shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) as well as a higher proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 59.4% of the resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 62.5% for RDA Northern Territory. 40.6% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 37.5% for RDA Northern Territory.

The major differences between the resident workers age structure of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and RDA Northern Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 35 to 44 years (25.7% compared to 22.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 45 to 54 years (23.2% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 15 to 24 years (10.2% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 25 to 34 years (23.6% compared to 26.7%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Developing East Arnhem Limited area's resident workers population decreased by 1,223 people (28.8%). This represents an average annual change of -6.56% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers age structure in Developing East Arnhem Limited area between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 35 to 44 years (-400 people)
  • 25 to 34 years (-346 people)
  • 45 to 54 years (-251 people)
  • 15 to 24 years (-187 people)

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