City of Subiaco

Local workers - Age structure - All industries

In the City of Subiaco, there are more younger workers (15 to 44 years) than older workers (45 year and over) working in All industries.

The Age Structure of an industry's local workers is a key component to understanding the role and function of that industry in the City of Subiaco. It is an indicator of the age of the industry and how long it has been established in the area, as well as the possible challenges in expanding that industry in the future.

For example an area with young local workers may be more mobile and likely to change jobs/industries in the future while an industry with an older local workers may face succession planning issues and challenges in attracting new staff.

For a complete local workers analysis for the City of Subiaco, Age Structure should be viewed in conjunction with Income and Hours worked.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers age structure
City of Subiaco - All industries20212016Change
Ten year age groups (years)Number%. Western Australia%Number%. Western Australia%2016 - 2021
15 to 24 years2,54313.014.32,84313.514.0-300
25 to 34 years4,84124.721.65,85827.923.4-1,017
35 to 44 years4,52623.022.64,67222.321.9-146
45 to 54 years3,94520.120.74,06919.421.7-124
55 to 64 years2,77414.115.82,68412.814.9+90
65 years and over1,0085.15.18604.14.1+148
Total Persons19,637100.0100.020,986100.0100.0-1,349

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the age structure of the workforce in the City of Subiaco in 2021compared to Western Australia shows that there was a higher proportion of people in the younger age groups (15 to 44 years) and a lower proportion of people in the older age groups (45 years and over).

Overall, 60.7% of the workforce was aged under 45 years, compared to 58.4% for Western Australia. 39.3% were aged 45 years and over, compared to 41.6% for Western Australia.

The major differences between the age structure of the workforce in the City of Subiaco and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 15 to 24 years (13.0% compared to 14.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers aged 25 to 34 years (24.7% compared to 21.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 45 to 54 years (20.1% compared to 20.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers aged 55 to 64 years (14.1% compared to 15.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the age structure of the workforce in the City of Subiaco between 2016 and 2021 were:

  • 25 to 34 years (-1,017 local workers)
  • 15 to 24 years (-300 local workers)
  • 65 years and over (+148 local workers)
  • 35 to 44 years (-146 local workers)

City of Subiaco

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