The logistics industry is facing a massive shortage of labour and the demand for it is growing rapidly.

Key points:Key pointsA new report shows there is a shortage of 1.7 million people with an average age of 37 and the average household income is about $66,000Source: The National Institute of Statistics and ResearchThe report by the National Institute for Public Policy Research has found there is an urgent need to attract more workers in logistics.

Key facts:The National Institute on Ageing says there are now more people aged between 37 and 50 than any other age group in AustraliaSource: ABC News | Duration: 5min 28secTopics:labour,work,population-and-demographics,human-interest,business-economics-and.disputes-and.-labor,housing-industry,people,employment,economy,social-policy,religion-and‑beliefs,australiaMore stories from New South Wales