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Central Coast Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

34,852 people or 26.6% of the Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers130,983100.0100.0120,687100.0100.0+10,296
Males68,68652.453.464,13653.154.0+4,550
Females62,29747.646.656,55146.946.0+5,746
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years20,97216.014.520,32116.815.8+651
25 - 54 years85,65665.467.782,30768.268.9+3,349
55 - 64 years20,26915.514.415,45112.812.7+4,818
65 years and over4,0863.13.42,6082.22.6+1,478
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance18,61114.211.615,47512.810.5+3,136
Retail trade16,41812.510.316,52613.711.1-108
Construction12,5869.67.311,7289.77.3+858
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals23,46817.922.720,25216.8--+3,216
Technicians and trades workers20,61315.713.219,36716.0--+1,246
Clerical and administrative workers19,14314.615.118,22915.1--+914
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger89,01668.062.979,97666.362.3+9,040
Public transport11,3488.713.610,5878.812.3+761
Bicycle1,2000.91.41,0270.91.2+173
Walked only2,4671.94.12,6062.24.4-139
Hours worked--------------
Full time78,33359.864.072,39760.064.6+5,936
Part time44,06033.629.940,06433.229.0+3,996
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree21,50816.427.917,05114.123.9+4,457
Advanced diploma or diploma13,34410.210.511,2629.39.6+2,082
Certificate level38,87029.722.233,61027.821.8+5,260
No qualifications50,93638.934.851,32442.538.8-388
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59941,19331.427.9--------
$600 to $1,24954,97842.039.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 23,53318.019.8--------
$2,000 or more 8,8596.811.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English6,2684.822.64,8894.120.0+1,379
Has broadband internet access at home107,39182.082.459,78449.553.5+47,607
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)49,57237.833.545,25537.532.6+4,317

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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