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Greater Taree City

Local workers - Key statistics

In Greater Taree City 49.3% of the local workers are males and 50.7% 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 Greater Taree 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
Greater Taree City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)13,986100.0100.014,055100.0100.0-69
Males6,89849.353.27,22351.453.6-325
Females7,08850.746.86,83248.646.4+256
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,90513.614.42,02814.415.4-123
25 - 54 years8,64461.867.89,34966.569.2-705
55 - 64 years2,76619.814.52,19415.612.9+572
65 years and over6714.83.44843.42.6+187
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,69919.311.82,21015.710.7+489
Retail trade2,09215.010.52,17015.411.3-78
Manufacturing1,3839.98.51,71712.29.7-334
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,61718.723.02,26616.121.7+351
Technicians and trades workers1,88213.513.22,03414.513.5-152
Labourers1,82213.08.62,04814.69.3-226
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,86656.264.68,20658.465.5-340
Part time5,94642.534.05,61740.032.6+329
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,12815.228.21,82012.924.4+308
Advanced diploma or diploma1,3209.410.61,1868.49.8+134
Certificate level4,29330.722.33,92027.921.9+373
No qualifications5,98442.834.66,27744.738.3-293
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5995,49139.327.7--------
$600 -$12496,04143.239.8--------
$1250 or more2,27716.331.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car10,13872.562.99,83670.062.4+302
Public Transport830.613.8670.512.4+16
Bicycle570.40.8970.70.7-40
Walked only5624.04.16094.34.5-47
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,2208.729.91,1518.227.6+69
Speaks a language other than English at home3652.622.42721.919.5+93
Arrived between 2006 and 20111270.95.3--------

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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