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Local labour force - Key statistics

3,660 people or 22.3% of Greater Taree City's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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 labour force key statistics - All industry sectors
Greater Taree City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Total local labour force16,398100.0100.015,979100.0100.0+419
Males8,52652.053.48,56853.654.0-42
Females7,87248.046.67,41146.446.0+461
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,28713.914.52,34714.715.8-60
25 - 54 years10,11361.767.710,59766.368.9-484
55 - 64 years3,23819.714.42,48315.512.7+755
65 years and over7604.63.45523.52.6+208
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,81117.111.62,26114.110.5+550
Retail trade2,28413.910.32,34214.711.1-58
Manufacturing1,4939.18.41,80311.39.6-310
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,72416.622.72,35814.8--+366
Technicians and trades workers2,49515.213.22,50515.7---10
Labourers2,28113.98.72,43415.2---153
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger11,79471.962.911,08269.462.3+712
Public transport960.613.6970.612.3-1
Bicycle00.01.440.01.2-4
Walked only6093.74.16344.04.4-25
Hours worked--------------
Full time9,10255.564.09,16857.464.6-66
Part time6,15037.529.95,69735.729.0+453
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,20313.427.91,85611.623.9+347
Advanced diploma or diploma1,4578.910.51,2657.99.6+192
Certificate level5,20631.722.24,61728.921.8+589
No qualifications6,66140.634.87,19245.038.8-531
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,53139.827.9--------
$600 to $1,2496,92442.239.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,10612.819.8--------
$2,000 or more 5483.311.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3812.322.62861.820.0+95
Has broadband internet access at home12,75477.882.45,91037.053.5+6,844
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)5,78935.333.55,67635.532.6+113

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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