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Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

858 people or 24.6% of Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers3,484100.0100.03,229100.0100.0+255
Males1,92555.353.01,82956.654.0+96
Females1,55944.747.01,40043.446.0+159
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years36910.615.432610.116.1+43
25 - 54 years1,99257.264.01,97061.067.0+22
55 - 64 years71920.616.562519.413.8+94
65 years and over40411.64.13089.53.2+96
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing92126.45.81,00431.17.0-83
Health care and social assistance37010.613.03219.911.5+49
Public administration and safety3369.67.22989.26.9+38
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,01429.113.41,04132.214.5-27
Professionals48013.817.437211.516.3+108
Technicians and trades workers46913.515.241312.815.4+56
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger2,08259.871.21,77254.968.4+310
Public transport180.51.8140.41.7+4
Bicycle00.00.100.00.00
Walked only1664.84.11895.94.7-23
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,23264.160.42,09164.860.8+141
Part time1,04329.933.092228.632.4+121
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree52115.017.843413.415.4+87
Advanced diploma or diploma3379.79.12447.68.2+93
Certificate level94527.129.082225.527.0+123
No qualifications1,47842.439.41,51546.943.4-37
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,33238.233.5--------
$600 to $1,2491,35538.940.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 51714.817.3--------
$2,000 or more 1925.56.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English631.84.9371.14.2+26
Has broadband internet access at home2,46970.978.488527.440.7+1,584
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,14432.836.41,08633.636.1+58

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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