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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

4,380 people or 35.9% of the Armidale Regional Council's local resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Armidale Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers12,211100.0100.011,554100.0100.0+657
Males6,24251.153.45,96651.654.0+276
Females5,96948.946.65,58848.446.0+381
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,27518.614.52,17718.815.8+98
25 - 54 years7,19959.067.77,17862.168.9+21
55 - 64 years2,12217.414.41,70714.812.7+415
65 years and over6155.03.44924.32.6+123
Top three industries--------------
Education and training2,27918.77.92,24719.47.6+32
Health care and social assistance1,51612.411.61,22810.610.5+288
Retail trade1,44811.910.31,35211.711.1+96
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,75322.522.72,55522.1--+198
Managers1,92515.813.31,97217.1---47
Clerical and administrative workers1,58613.015.11,45512.6--+131
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger8,36168.562.97,50665.062.3+855
Public transport1050.913.61181.012.3-13
Bicycle00.01.440.01.2-4
Walked only7536.24.18607.44.4-107
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,25859.464.06,90859.864.6+350
Part time4,18434.329.93,89433.729.0+290
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,34027.427.92,87524.923.9+465
Advanced diploma or diploma1,0408.510.59748.49.6+66
Certificate level2,87823.622.22,46821.421.8+410
No qualifications4,43536.334.84,58839.738.8-153
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,44836.427.9--------
$600 to $1,2494,98040.839.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,90815.619.8--------
$2,000 or more 6825.611.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English5334.422.63312.920.0+202
Has broadband internet access at home9,10174.582.44,34937.653.5+4,752
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,08533.533.53,97134.432.6+114

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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