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Resident workers - Age structure

In Logan City, 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 Logan 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 Logan 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 Logan 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
Logan City - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years21,38116.215.622,06217.316.5-681
25 to 34 years29,49422.421.827,85321.921.2+1,641
35 to 44 years29,91622.722.029,65223.323.1+264
45 to 54 years27,99521.221.927,43421.622.1+561
55 to 64 years19,00714.414.817,51313.814.0+1,494
65 years and over4,1543.14.02,7902.23.1+1,364

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, Queensland : 15.6% 25 to 34 years, Queensland : 21.8% 35 to 44 years, Queensland : 22.0% 45 to 54 years, Queensland : 21.9% 55 to 64 years, Queensland : 14.8% 65 years and over, Queensland : 4.0% 15 to 24 years, Logan City - All industries: 16.2% 25 to 34 years, Logan City - All industries: 22.4% 35 to 44 years, Logan City - All industries: 22.7% 45 to 54 years, Logan City - All industries: 21.2% 55 to 64 years, Logan City - All industries: 14.4% 65 years and over, Logan City - All industries: 3.1%
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, Logan City - All industries: -681 25 to 34 years, Logan City - All industries: +1,641 35 to 44 years, Logan City - All industries: +264 45 to 54 years, Logan City - All industries: +561 55 to 64 years, Logan City - All industries: +1,494 65 years and over, Logan City - All industries: +1,364
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 Logan City in 2016 compared to Queensland 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, 61.2% of the resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.3% for Queensland. 38.8% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.7% for Queensland.

The major difference between the resident workers age structure of Logan City and Queensland is:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 65 years and over (3.1% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Logan City's resident workers population increased by 4,643 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 Logan City between 2011 and 2016 were in the age groups:

  • 25 to 34 years (+1,641 people)
  • 55 to 64 years (+1,494 people)
  • 65 years and over (+1,364 people)
  • 15 to 24 years (-681 people)

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