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Workforce - Key statistics - All industries

In Bankstown City 58.0% of the workforce are males and 42.0% are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Bankstown City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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

Workforce key statistics - All industries
Bankstown City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Total workforce (Census)55,312100.0100.058,617100.0100.0-3,305
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,57511.914.48,00813.715.4-1,433
25 - 54 years38,05168.867.840,87469.769.2-2,823
55 - 64 years8,97916.214.58,43014.412.9+549
65 years and over1,7073.13.41,3052.22.6+402
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,69410.211.65,0558.510.5+639
Retail trade5,56410.010.46,33610.711.2-772
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers8,94916.215.29,15715.615.7-208
Technicians and trades workers8,30015.013.29,36016.013.5-1,060
Hours worked--------------
Full time37,77068.364.641,06670.165.5-3,296
Part time16,70030.234.016,19327.632.6+507
Bachelor or higher degree12,70923.028.210,75818.424.4+1,951
Advanced diploma or diploma5,76710.410.65,1888.99.8+579
Certificate level12,54922.722.313,48423.021.9-935
No qualifications23,02441.634.625,58043.638.3-2,556
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124925,09445.439.8--------
$1250 or more14,79526.731.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2,9955.413.82,9665.112.4+29
Walked only1,1092.04.11,3222.34.5-213
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas24,50744.329.924,49241.827.6+15
Speaks a language other than English at home25,22545.622.423,92640.819.5+1,299
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,8925.25.3--------

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