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Bulloo Shire

Resident workers - Age structure

In Bulloo Shire, there are less younger male workers (15 to 44 years) than older male workers (45 year and over) in the male resident workers .

The Age Structure of the RDA Darling Downs and South West 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 RDA Darling Downs and South West 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 RDA Darling Downs and South West 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
Bulloo Shire - Males - All industries20162011Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%2011 to 2016
15 to 24 years1611.80.02718.90.0-11
25 to 34 years1712.50.03826.60.0-21
35 to 44 years3022.10.02114.70.0+9
45 to 54 years2719.90.03121.7100.0-4
55 to 64 years3626.5100.02114.70.0+15
65 years and over107.40.053.50.0+5

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, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 0.0% 25 to 34 years, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 0.0% 35 to 44 years, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 0.0% 45 to 54 years, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 0.0% 55 to 64 years, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 100.0% 65 years and over, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 0.0% 15 to 24 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 11.8% 25 to 34 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 12.5% 35 to 44 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 22.1% 45 to 54 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 19.9% 55 to 64 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 26.5% 65 years and over, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 7.4%
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, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -11 25 to 34 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -21 35 to 44 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +9 45 to 54 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -4 55 to 64 years, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +15 65 years and over, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +5
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 male resident workers age structure of Bulloo Shire in 2016 compared to Transport, Postal and Warehousing shows that there was a lower proportion of males in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) as well as a lower proportion of males in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 46.3% of the male resident workers was aged under 45 years, compared to 0.0% for Transport, Postal and Warehousing. 53.7% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 100.0% for Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the male resident workers age structure of Bulloo Shire and Transport, Postal and Warehousing were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers aged 35 to 44 years (22.1% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers aged 45 to 54 years (19.9% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers aged 25 to 34 years (12.5% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers aged 55 to 64 years (26.5% compared to 100.0%)

Emerging groups

From 2011 to 2016, Bulloo Shire's male resident workers population decreased by 7 people (4.9%). This represents an average annual change of -1.0% per year over the period.

There were no major changes in age structure of the male resident workers in Bulloo Shire between 2011 and 2016.

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