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Local workers - Key statistics

In Cessnock City 47.8% of the local workers are males and 52.2% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Cessnock City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Cessnock City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)14,178100.0100.012,912100.0100.0+1,266
Males6,77747.853.26,18547.953.6+592
Females7,40152.246.86,72752.146.4+674
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,42017.114.42,27217.615.4+148
25 - 54 years9,11164.367.88,76367.969.2+348
55 - 64 years2,24215.814.51,62912.612.9+613
65 years and over4052.93.42481.92.6+157
Top three industries--------------
Accommodation and food services2,03114.36.81,80914.06.6+222
Retail trade1,94013.710.51,91514.811.3+25
Manufacturing1,83512.98.52,01015.69.7-175
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,15515.223.01,83714.221.7+318
Technicians and trades workers2,06314.613.21,92314.913.5+140
Community and personal service workers1,90713.59.61,65812.88.6+249
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,08757.064.67,40957.465.5+678
Part time5,87741.534.05,24340.632.6+634
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,08914.728.21,69613.124.4+393
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2709.010.61,0528.19.8+218
Certificate level4,24429.922.33,53727.421.9+707
No qualifications6,38645.034.65,92245.938.3+464
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5995,30037.427.7--------
$600 -$12495,29937.439.8--------
$1250 or more3,39023.931.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car10,45373.762.99,05370.162.4+1,400
Public Transport820.613.8620.512.4+20
Bicycle420.30.8490.40.7-7
Walked only4363.14.14763.74.5-40
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,2959.129.91,1148.627.6+181
Speaks a language other than English at home4102.922.43132.419.5+97
Arrived between 2006 and 20111841.35.3--------

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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