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Gunnedah Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Gunnedah Shire 53.6% of the local workers are males and 46.4% 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 the Gunnedah Shire 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
Gunnedah Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,633100.0100.04,185100.0100.0+448
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years71815.514.463815.215.4+80
25 - 54 years2,83061.167.82,71364.869.2+117
55 - 64 years83318.014.564115.312.9+192
65 years and over2525.43.41934.62.6+59
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing82417.62.283319.62.7-9
Retail trade50010.710.445310.611.2+47
Health care and social assistance4509.611.63788.910.5+72
Top three occupations--------------
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,96464.064.62,73565.465.5+229
Part time1,59934.534.01,36832.732.6+231
Bachelor or higher degree63613.728.250412.024.4+132
Advanced diploma or diploma3708.010.63267.89.8+44
Certificate level1,27727.622.31,06325.421.9+214
No qualifications2,26348.834.62,01848.238.3+245
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$12491,88840.839.8--------
$1250 or more94520.431.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport180.413.8140.312.4+4
Walked only2495.44.13037.24.5-54
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2294.929.91834.427.6+46
Speaks a language other than English at home972.122.4451.119.5+52
Arrived between 2006 and 2011430.95.3--------

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