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Ballina Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Ballina Shire 49.3% of the local workers are males and 50.7% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Ballina Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Ballina Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)13,742100.0100.012,697100.0100.0+1,045
Males6,77949.353.26,42750.653.6+352
Females6,96350.746.86,27049.446.4+693
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,98214.414.41,93515.215.4+47
25 - 54 years8,52562.067.88,40766.269.2+118
55 - 64 years2,63219.214.51,92415.212.9+708
65 years and over6034.43.44313.42.6+172
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,08315.011.61,56112.210.5+522
Retail trade2,03514.710.42,07916.211.2-44
Education and training1,3529.88.01,1779.27.7+175
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,54318.523.02,22017.521.7+323
Managers1,93114.113.51,98415.614.0-53
Technicians and trades workers1,82913.313.21,74113.713.5+88
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,44354.264.67,07355.765.5+370
Part time6,12544.634.05,43242.832.6+693
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,78120.228.22,26017.824.4+521
Advanced diploma or diploma1,3359.710.61,0828.59.8+253
Certificate level3,79827.622.33,34326.321.9+455
No qualifications5,59140.734.65,27841.638.3+313
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5995,34138.927.7--------
$600 -$12495,78442.139.8--------
$1250 or more2,47118.031.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car9,68670.562.98,56367.462.4+1,123
Public Transport990.713.8790.612.4+20
Bicycle2401.70.82141.70.7+26
Walked only5974.34.16154.84.5-18
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,57111.429.91,36610.827.6+205
Speaks a language other than English at home4513.322.43082.419.5+143
Arrived between 2006 and 20111961.45.3--------

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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