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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

22,276 people or 31.4% of Gosford City'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
Gosford City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers71,046100.0100.066,847100.0100.0+4,199
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,98915.514.511,06816.615.8-79
25 - 54 years45,93464.767.745,06567.468.9+869
55 - 64 years11,62416.414.49,08713.612.7+2,537
65 years and over2,4993.53.41,6272.42.6+872
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance10,64115.011.69,15613.710.5+1,485
Retail trade8,29111.710.38,69513.011.1-404
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers10,85915.315.110,53115.8--+328
Technicians and trades workers10,62415.013.210,16015.2--+464
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger45,59064.262.942,30663.362.3+3,284
Public transport8,23711.613.67,68511.512.3+552
Walked only1,4802.14.11,5352.34.4-55
Hours worked--------------
Full time42,31259.664.040,15960.164.6+2,153
Part time24,20634.129.922,20333.229.0+2,003
Bachelor or higher degree14,31520.127.911,54917.323.9+2,766
Advanced diploma or diploma7,96111.210.56,99010.59.6+971
Certificate level19,74527.822.217,62426.421.8+2,121
No qualifications25,68136.134.826,72040.038.8-1,039
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59921,70230.527.9--------
$600 to $1,24928,57940.239.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 13,68819.319.8--------
$2,000 or more 5,8218.211.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3,8955.522.62,9904.520.0+905
Has broadband internet access at home58,70682.682.434,69251.953.5+24,014
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)26,20036.933.524,38336.532.6+1,817

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.