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Camden Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

8,030 people or 27.9% of Camden Council area'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
Camden Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers28,756100.0100.024,749100.0100.0+4,007
Males15,30553.253.413,36954.054.0+1,936
Females13,45146.846.611,38046.046.0+2,071
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,62716.114.54,19717.015.8+430
25 - 54 years19,89369.267.717,56371.068.9+2,330
55 - 64 years3,60412.514.42,62710.612.7+977
65 years and over6322.23.43621.52.6+270
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing3,19411.18.43,08112.49.6+113
Retail trade3,15711.010.32,98212.011.1+175
Construction2,8449.97.32,3689.67.3+476
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,03517.522.73,99816.2--+1,037
Clerical and administrative workers5,03017.515.14,32417.5--+706
Technicians and trades workers4,36315.213.23,90815.8--+455
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger21,16673.662.917,67671.462.3+3,490
Public transport1,9536.813.61,5736.412.3+380
Bicycle2010.71.41370.61.2+64
Walked only3541.24.13541.44.40
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,29267.164.016,57367.064.6+2,719
Part time7,76127.029.96,69327.029.0+1,068
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,93317.227.93,52414.223.9+1,409
Advanced diploma or diploma3,09710.810.52,3649.69.6+733
Certificate level8,18428.522.26,73027.221.8+1,454
No qualifications11,33439.434.810,78043.638.8+554
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5997,21025.127.9--------
$600 to $1,24911,73840.839.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 6,92124.119.8--------
$2,000 or more 2,4098.411.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3,00510.522.62,2789.220.0+727
Has broadband internet access at home24,31784.682.414,00756.653.5+10,310
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)11,69640.733.510,31241.732.6+1,384

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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