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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

22,134 people or 40.5% of Canterbury City's local resident workers 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 resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Canterbury City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers54,655100.0100.050,533100.0100.0+4,122
Males30,98956.753.428,67556.754.0+2,314
Females23,66643.346.621,85843.346.0+1,808
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,18813.214.57,58115.015.8-393
25 - 54 years39,67672.667.736,57672.468.9+3,100
55 - 64 years6,47711.914.45,42810.712.7+1,049
65 years and over1,3142.43.49481.92.6+366
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade5,95910.910.35,75411.411.1+205
Health care and social assistance5,63610.311.64,6759.310.5+961
Manufacturing4,8118.88.45,40010.79.6-589
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals10,36619.022.78,59017.0--+1,776
Clerical and administrative workers8,44915.515.17,99915.8--+450
Technicians and trades workers7,77314.213.27,65615.2--+117
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger32,14258.862.929,63058.662.3+2,512
Public transport12,94623.713.611,26322.312.3+1,683
Bicycle1,6873.11.41,3492.71.2+338
Walked only1,3232.44.11,4072.84.4-84
Hours worked--------------
Full time34,27062.764.032,98565.364.6+1,285
Part time16,58430.329.913,75827.229.0+2,826
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree15,65628.627.911,73923.223.9+3,917
Advanced diploma or diploma6,47811.910.55,10310.19.6+1,375
Certificate level9,17716.822.28,61317.021.8+564
No qualifications20,35837.234.821,37142.338.8-1,013
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59917,65232.327.9--------
$600 to $1,24924,13544.239.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 8,71215.919.8--------
$2,000 or more 3,1015.711.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English36,31466.422.632,98865.320.0+3,326
Has broadband internet access at home44,98982.382.426,42952.353.5+18,560
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)16,42630.133.513,79027.332.6+2,636

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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