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Armidale Regional Council

Key statistics

4,026 people or 38.8% of the Armidale Regional Council's local labour force have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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 labour force key statistics - All industry sectors
Armidale Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Total local labour force10,388100.0100.09,843100.0100.0+545
Males5,23550.453.45,01450.954.0+221
Females5,15349.646.64,82949.146.0+324
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,04319.714.51,97420.115.8+69
25 - 54 years6,12859.067.76,10762.068.9+21
55 - 64 years1,75616.914.41,38514.112.7+371
65 years and over4614.43.43773.82.6+84
Top three industries--------------
Education and training2,13820.67.92,12821.67.6+10
Health care and social assistance1,34813.011.61,08611.010.5+262
Retail trade1,28612.410.31,21312.311.1+73
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,57524.822.72,39924.4--+176
Managers1,43613.813.31,46614.9---30
Clerical and administrative workers1,40013.515.11,27813.0--+122
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger7,24269.762.96,51666.262.3+726
Public transport950.913.61081.112.3-13
Bicycle00.01.440.01.2-4
Walked only6466.24.17587.74.4-112
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,12759.064.05,80359.064.6+324
Part time3,61834.829.93,40634.629.0+212
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,12530.127.92,69227.323.9+433
Advanced diploma or diploma9018.710.58628.89.6+39
Certificate level2,43023.422.22,11321.521.8+317
No qualifications3,53234.034.83,66437.238.8-132
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,64535.127.9--------
$600 to $1,2494,20640.539.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,75616.919.8--------
$2,000 or more 6426.211.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English5114.922.63223.320.0+189
Has broadband internet access at home7,85175.682.43,89639.653.5+3,955
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,43133.033.53,36734.232.6+64

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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