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Resident workers - Age structure

In the City of Mandurah, 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 City of Mandurah'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 City of Mandurah'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 City of Mandurah, 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 Mandurah - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years4,75715.314.14,86417.516.2-107
25 to 34 years5,77718.623.44,75717.221.6+1,020
35 to 44 years6,34020.421.86,04521.822.5+295
45 to 54 years7,47424.121.66,67424.122.1+800
55 to 64 years5,33517.214.94,43216.014.4+903
65 years and over1,3564.44.29523.43.2+404

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 Mandurah - All industries: 15.3% 25 to 34 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: 18.6% 35 to 44 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: 20.4% 45 to 54 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: 24.1% 55 to 64 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: 17.2% 65 years and over, City of Mandurah - All industries: 4.4%
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 Mandurah - All industries: -107 25 to 34 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: +1,020 35 to 44 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: +295 45 to 54 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: +800 55 to 64 years, City of Mandurah - All industries: +903 65 years and over, City of Mandurah - All industries: +404
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 the City of Mandurah 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 higher proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 54.4% of the resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 59.4% for Western Australia. 45.6% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 40.6% for Western Australia.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 45 to 54 years (24.1% compared to 21.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers aged 55 to 64 years (17.2% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 25 to 34 years (18.6% compared to 23.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers aged 35 to 44 years (20.4% compared to 21.8%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, City of Mandurah's resident workers population increased by 3,315 people (12.0%). This represents an average annual change of 2.28% per year over the period.

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

  • 25 to 34 years (+1,020 people)
  • 55 to 64 years (+903 people)
  • 45 to 54 years (+800 people)
  • 65 years and over (+404 people)

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