persons aged 60 or above in the labor force of different industries (ABS, 2010

)

Industry
Manufacturing
Whole sale and retail
trade
Health care and social
assistance
Construction
Arts. Recreation and
other services
Agriculture, foresty,
fishing
Transport, postal and
warehouse
Education and training
Professional, scientific
and technical services
Other industries
Adminstration and
support services
Accomodation and food
services
Mining
Utility companies
(electricity, gas, water,
waste)

Total
number of
workers
'000
298.8

Average age
at
65 and Total aged Total aged
retirement 60 to 64 above
Workforce Workforce
(Years)
'000
'000
'000
%
57.4
104.2
40.7
144.9
48.5

276.8

57.7

78.1

46.4

124.5

45.0

244.8
151.4

57.1
58.8

65.2
48.1

42.9
29.8

108.1
77.9

44.2
51.5

129.3

59.9

54.7

22.2

76.9

59.5

99.9

63.4

25.8

50.8

76.6

76.7

167.9

57.7

52.5

23.3

75.8

45.1

165.3

58.2

37.2

37.0

74.2

44.9

103.4
138.5

60.6
57.1

28.4
24.0

35.6
26.3

64.0
50.3

61.9
36.3

84.9

55.9

18.0

10.4

28.4

33.5

104.4
26.0

54.4
59.4

22.3
10.3

4.6
3.9

26.9
14.2

25.8
54.6

29.0

58.1

6.0

5.0

11.0

37.9