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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Gosford City 44.9% of the local workers are males and 55.1% 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 Gosford City 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
Gosford City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)50,526100.0100.049,685100.0100.0+841
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,24116.314.48,60017.315.4-359
25 - 54 years32,14363.667.833,26066.969.2-1,117
55 - 64 years8,41916.714.56,69013.512.9+1,729
65 years and over1,7233.43.41,1352.32.6+588
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance9,75219.111.68,50617.010.5+1,246
Retail trade7,34914.410.47,84515.611.2-496
Accommodation and food services4,3368.56.73,9437.96.5+393
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers7,73215.315.27,85215.815.7-120
Sales workers6,44812.89.46,60813.39.8-160
Hours worked--------------
Full time27,79555.064.627,97756.365.5-182
Part time22,07043.734.020,77141.832.6+1,299
Bachelor or higher degree10,13120.128.28,69617.524.4+1,435
Advanced diploma or diploma5,43110.710.65,00010.19.8+431
Certificate level13,45526.622.312,27924.721.9+1,176
No qualifications20,71041.034.620,78841.838.3-78
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124920,96941.539.8--------
$1250 or more11,02721.831.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1,6563.313.81,7463.512.4-90
Walked only1,2452.54.11,3012.64.5-56
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,35716.529.97,86315.827.6+494
Speaks a language other than English at home2,7705.522.42,2054.419.5+565
Arrived between 2006 and 20118351.75.3--------

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