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Summary

  • Portsmouth City Council employs a good spread of people from across the age groups
  • In 2021 the age profile of the workforce has increased; 4% more people are aged 60+ years compared to 2020
  • Employees aged <25 and 65+ are most likely to be working in lower pay bands (1-5)
  • Over a third of staff in Regeneration, Housing, Neighbourhoods and Building Services, Culture, Leisure and Regulatory Services, Adult Services and Portsmouth International Port are aged 55+
  • Executive and Corporate Services have the youngest profile of staff; with around a quarter aged under 35 (24%)

Employees by age

Base: Dec 2019 (3,638) | 2020 (3,713) | 2021 (3,884)

This chart shows that:
In 2019, 5% of employees were aged less than 25 years, 6% were aged 25-29 years, 10% were aged 30-34 years, 11% were aged 35-39 years, 10% were ages 40-44 years, 13% were aged 45-49 years, 15% were aged 50-54 years, 16% were aged 55-59 years, 10% were aged 60-64 years, and 4% were aged 65+ years
In 2020, 5% of employees were aged less than 25 years, 7% were aged 25-29 years, 9% were aged 30-34 years, 11% were aged 35-39 years, 11% were aged 40-44 years, 12% were aged 45-49 years, 14% were aged 50-54 years, 16% were aged 55-59 years, 11% were aged 60-64 years, and 3% were aged 65+ years
In 2021, 4% of employees are aged less than 25 years, 7% are aged 25-29 years, 9% are aged 30-34 years, 10% are aged 35-39 years, 12% are aged 40-44 years, 10% are aged 45-49 years, 15% are aged 50-54 years, 16% are aged 55-59 years, 12% are aged 60-64 years, and 6% are aged 65+ years

Employee age by pay band

Base: (Dec 2021) | >25 (174) | 25-29 (256) | 30-34 (338) | 35-39 (407) | 40-44 (463) | 45-49 (392) | 50-54 (565) | 55-59 (601) | 60-64 (450) | 65+ (225)

This chart shows that for 2021:
Of employees atrged under 25 years, 64% belong to pay band 1-5, 32% belong to band 6-8, and 4% belong to band 9-11
Of employees aged 25-29 years, 38% belong to pay band 1-5, 46% belong to band 6-8, 14% belong to band 9-11, and 2% belong to band 12-14
Of employees aged 30-34 years, 27% belong to pay band 1-5, 40% belong to band 6-8, 27% belong to band 9-11, and 6% belong to band 12-14
Of employees aged 35-39 years, 24% belong to pay band 1-5, 40% belong to band 6-8, 24.5% belong to band 9-11, 10.5% belong to band 12-14, and 1% belong to band 15-17
Of employees aged 40-44 years, 24% belong to pay band 1-5, 36% belong to band 6-8, 27% belong to band 9-11, 11% belong to band 12-14, and 2% belong to band 15-17
Of employees aged 45-49 years, 31% belong to pay band 1-5, 36% belong to band 6-8, 21% belong to band 9-11, 9% belong to band 12-14, and 3% belong to band 15-17
Of employees aged 50-54 years, 36% belong to pay band 1-5, 32% belong to band 6-8, 17% belong to band 9-11, 12% belong to band 12-14, 2% belong to band 15-17, and 1% belong to band 18-20
Of employees aged 55-59 years, 40% belong to pay band 1-5, 28.5% belong to band 6-8, 20% belong to band 9-11, 9% belong to band 12-14, and 2.5% belong to band 15-17
Of employees aged 60-64 years, 48% belong to pay band 1-5, 30% belong band 6-8, 12% belong to band 9-11, 9% belong to band 12-14, 0.5% belong to band 15-17, and 0.5% belong to band 18-20
Of employees aged 65+ years, 64% belong to pay band 1-5, 21% belong band 6-8, 8% belong to band 9-11, 6% belong to band 12-14, and 1% belong to band 15-17

Employee age by directorate

Base: Dec 2021 | PIP (86) | AS (684) | FR (313) | CLRS (312) | HNBS (929) | Regen (465) | CFE (681) | Exec (33) | CS (339) | PH (42)

This chart shows that for 2021:
Of employees under the Portsmouth International Port directorate, 1% are under 25 years old, 6% are 25-29 years old, 7% are 30-34 years old, 19% are 35-39 years old, 9% are 40-44 years old, 7% are 45-49 years old, 10% are 50-54 years old, 13% are 55-59 years old, 22% are 60-64 years old, and 6% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Adult Services directorate, 2% are under 25 years old, 4% are 25-29 years old, 9% are 30-34 years old, 9% are 35-39 years old, 12% are 40-44 years old, 12% are 45-49 years old, 14% are 50-54 years old, 19.5% are 55-59 years old, 13.5% are 60-64 years old, and 5% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Finance and Resources directorate, 5% are under 25 years old, 4% are 25-29 years old, 6% are 30-34 years old, 12% are 35-39 years old, 15% are 40-44 years old, 11% are 45-49 years old, 16% are 50-54 years old, 16% are 55-59 years old, 11% are 60-64 years old, and 4% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Culture, Leisure and Regulatory Services directorate, 7% are under 25 years old, 5% are 25-29 years old, 7% are 30-34 years old, 8% are 35-39 years old, 9% are 40-44 years old, 12% are 45-49 years old, 13.5% are 50-54 years old, 16% are 55-59 years old, 13.5% are 60-64 years old, and 9% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services directorate, 4.75% are under 25 years old, 6% are 25-29 years old, 8.75% are 30-34 years old, 10% are 35-39 years old, 13.5% are 40-44 years old, 8.5% are 45-49 years old, 15% are 50-54 years old, 14% are 55-59 years old, 12.5% are 60-64 years old, and 7% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Regeneration directorate, 4% are under 25 years old, 8% are 25-29 years old, 9.5% are 30-34 years old, 8% are 35-39 years old, 9.25% are 40-44 years old, 8% are 45-49 years old, 16% are 50-54 years old, 13% are 55-59 years old, 11.25% are 60-64 years old, and 13% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Children, Families and Education directorate, 4.5% are under 25 years old, 9% are 25-29 years old, 10% are 30-34 years old, 13% are 35-39 years old, 12% are 40-44 years old, 10.25% are 45-49 years old, 14% are 50-54 years old, 15.25% are 55-59 years old, 9% are 60-64 years old, and 3% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Executive directorate, 6.1% are under 25 years old, 12.1% are 25-29 years old, 6.1% are 30-34 years old, 9.1% are 35-39 years old, 12.1% are 40-44 years old, 12.1% are 45-49 years old, 21.2% are 50-54 years old, 15.2% are 55-59 years old, and 6% are 60-64 years old
Of employees under the Corporate Services directorate, 6% are under 25 years old, 9% are 25-29 years old, 9% are 30-34 years old, 12% are 35-39 years old, 11% are 40-44 years old, 11% are 45-49 years old, 15% are 50-54 years old, 17% are 55-59 years old, 9% are 60-64 years old, and 1% are 65 plus years old
Of employees under the Public Health directorate, 7% are under 25 years old, 7% are 25-29 years old, 24% are 35-39 years old, 21% are 40-44 years old, 14% are 45-49 years old, 14% are 50-54 years old, 7% are 55-59 years old, 2.5% are 60-64 years old, and 2.5% are 65 plus years old