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22,441 people or 32.1% of Bankstown City'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
Bankstown City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Total local labour force69,856100.0100.065,383100.0100.0+4,473
Males39,07255.953.536,97656.653.9+2,096
Females30,78444.146.528,40743.446.1+2,377
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,84915.514.011,35517.415.7-506
25 - 54 years47,95968.769.645,06768.969.9+2,892
55 - 64 years9,27213.313.47,75811.912.1+1,514
65 years and over1,7762.53.11,2031.82.3+573
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing7,97311.48.58,85913.59.7-886
Retail trade7,71511.09.87,59311.610.5+122
Health care and social assistance6,7589.710.95,5178.49.9+1,241
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers12,60218.016.212,09618.516.7+506
Professionals12,10717.325.510,06115.423.8+2,046
Technicians and trades workers10,78015.412.210,66816.312.7+112
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger46,40766.458.643,06065.959.2+3,347
Public transport11,31816.219.79,73514.917.9+1,583
Bicycle1,1161.62.18751.31.8+241
Walked only1,3131.94.11,4982.34.2-185
Hours worked--------------
Full time44,89664.365.843,10465.966.6+1,792
Part time20,15628.928.317,30826.527.1+2,848
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree14,83221.233.211,12717.028.4+3,705
Advanced diploma or diploma7,60910.911.26,0509.310.4+1,559
Certificate level14,68821.018.714,07821.519.0+610
No qualifications29,03741.632.429,65045.336.3-613
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59921,47130.725.1--------
$600 to $1,24931,13444.639.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 11,95117.121.1--------
$2,000 or more 3,8785.613.2--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English37,88054.231.931,92848.828.3+5,952
Has broadband internet access at home58,50783.884.636,46255.860.4+22,045
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)21,85631.332.019,67030.130.7+2,186

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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