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Central Coast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Central Coast Council area 45.5% of the local workers are males and 54.5% 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 Central Coast Council area 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
Central Coast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)90,093100.0100.086,038100.0100.0+4,055
Males40,97745.553.240,13846.753.6+839
Females49,11654.546.845,90053.346.4+3,216
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years15,12216.814.415,23817.715.4-116
25 - 54 years57,73464.167.857,93467.369.2-200
55 - 64 years14,40616.014.511,06912.912.9+3,337
65 years and over2,8313.13.41,7972.12.6+1,034
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance15,53617.111.613,12615.110.5+2,410
Retail trade13,66015.010.414,21616.411.2-556
Manufacturing8,3479.28.49,01310.49.5-666
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals17,74519.723.015,64218.221.7+2,103
Clerical and administrative workers13,38514.915.212,94615.015.7+439
Sales workers11,90813.29.411,85713.89.8+51
Hours worked--------------
Full time50,07655.664.648,48556.465.5+1,591
Part time38,79843.134.035,92141.832.6+2,877
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree16,49218.328.213,66315.924.4+2,829
Advanced diploma or diploma9,17210.210.68,0759.49.8+1,097
Certificate level24,84727.622.322,13425.721.9+2,713
No qualifications38,20242.434.637,09243.138.3+1,110
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59932,14035.727.7--------
$600 -$124937,93542.139.8--------
$1250 or more18,90521.031.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car65,22672.462.960,77270.662.4+4,454
Public Transport2,5732.913.82,4742.912.4+99
Bicycle3320.40.84170.50.7-85
Walked only2,0532.34.12,1862.54.5-133
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas13,75715.329.912,65214.727.6+1,105
Speaks a language other than English at home4,5655.122.43,5974.219.5+968
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,3621.55.3--------

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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