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City of Gosnells

Resident workers - Age structure

In City of Gosnells, 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan 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
City of Gosnells - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years7,88114.914.18,67417.016.2-793
25 to 34 years12,97524.523.412,03623.621.6+939
35 to 44 years12,42323.521.811,60922.722.5+814
45 to 54 years10,84220.521.610,36620.322.1+476
55 to 64 years7,11913.514.97,10713.914.4+12
65 years and over1,6863.24.21,2752.53.2+411

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, Western Australia : 14.1% 25 to 34 years, Western Australia : 23.4% 35 to 44 years, Western Australia : 21.8% 45 to 54 years, Western Australia : 21.6% 55 to 64 years, Western Australia : 14.9% 65 years and over, Western Australia : 4.2% 15 to 24 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: 14.9% 25 to 34 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: 24.5% 35 to 44 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: 23.5% 45 to 54 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: 20.5% 55 to 64 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: 13.5% 65 years and over, City of Gosnells - All industries: 3.2%
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, City of Gosnells - All industries: -793 25 to 34 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: +939 35 to 44 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: +814 45 to 54 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: +476 55 to 64 years, City of Gosnells - All industries: +12 65 years and over, City of Gosnells - All industries: +411
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 City of Gosnells in 2016 compared to Western Australia 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, 62.9% of the resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.4% for Western Australia. 37.1% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.6% for Western Australia.

The major differences between the resident workers age structure of City of Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 35 to 44 years (23.5% compared to 21.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 25 to 34 years (24.5% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 55 to 64 years (13.5% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 45 to 54 years (20.5% compared to 21.6%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Gosnells's resident workers population increased by 1,859 people (3.6%). This represents an average annual change of 0.72% per year over the period.

The largest changes in the resident workers age structure in City of Gosnells between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+939 people)
  • 35 to 44 years (+814 people)
  • 15 to 24 years (-793 people)
  • 45 to 54 years (+476 people)

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