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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

3,341 people or 25.6% of Bega Valley Shire'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
Bega Valley Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers13,041100.0100.012,466100.0100.0+575
Males6,75551.853.46,66653.554.0+89
Females6,28648.246.65,80046.546.0+486
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,63412.514.51,55812.515.8+76
25 - 54 years7,96061.067.78,35767.068.9-397
55 - 64 years2,79721.414.42,08916.812.7+708
65 years and over6505.03.44623.72.6+188
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,70713.111.61,34410.810.5+363
Retail trade1,60212.310.31,71713.811.1-115
Accommodation and food services1,45311.16.71,39211.26.5+61
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,08516.022.71,83514.7--+250
Technicians and trades workers1,96615.113.21,91015.3--+56
Managers1,86014.313.32,03916.4---179
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger8,77267.362.97,99464.162.3+778
Public transport1100.813.6830.712.3+27
Bicycle00.01.400.01.20
Walked only7385.74.18596.94.4-121
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,99353.664.06,78954.564.6+204
Part time5,11239.229.94,80738.629.0+305
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,21817.027.91,74314.023.9+475
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1238.610.59657.79.6+158
Certificate level3,86629.622.23,47327.921.8+393
No qualifications5,21740.034.85,47944.038.8-262
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,29840.627.9--------
$600 to $1,2495,39641.439.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,60712.319.8--------
$2,000 or more 5113.911.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3412.622.62962.420.0+45
Has broadband internet access at home9,99776.782.44,49436.153.5+5,503
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,47334.333.54,44135.632.6+32

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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