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Bega Valley Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bega Valley Shire 49.2% of the local workers are males and 50.8% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Canberra Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Bega Valley Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)11,214100.0100.010,870100.0100.0+344
Males5,51749.253.25,53450.953.6-17
Females5,69750.846.85,33649.146.4+361
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,36312.214.41,31312.115.4+50
25 - 54 years6,85861.267.87,30867.269.2-450
55 - 64 years2,42721.614.51,84817.012.9+579
65 years and over5665.03.44013.72.6+165
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,58014.011.61,23411.310.5+346
Retail trade1,51013.410.41,61714.711.2-107
Accommodation and food services1,33011.86.71,30211.96.5+28
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals1,89016.923.01,70315.721.7+187
Managers1,68915.113.51,88817.414.0-199
Technicians and trades workers1,50013.413.21,46113.413.5+39
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,06054.064.65,95854.865.5+102
Part time5,02244.834.04,70743.332.6+315
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,00217.928.21,60614.824.4+396
Advanced diploma or diploma9928.810.68938.29.8+99
Certificate level3,20428.622.32,88226.521.9+322
No qualifications4,83143.134.64,83544.538.3-4
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5994,54340.527.7--------
$600 -$12494,75542.439.8--------
$1250 or more1,77215.831.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7,63068.062.97,04464.862.4+586
Public Transport890.813.8640.612.4+25
Bicycle520.50.8760.70.7-24
Walked only6525.84.17737.14.5-121
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,25911.229.91,19211.027.6+67
Speaks a language other than English at home3162.822.42702.519.5+46
Arrived between 2006 and 2011880.85.3--------

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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