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Hornsby Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In the Hornsby Shire 47.2% of the local workers are males and 52.8% 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 the Hornsby Shire 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
Hornsby Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)41,499100.0100.041,391100.0100.0+108
Males19,57647.253.219,83747.953.6-261
Females21,92352.846.821,55452.146.4+369
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,87216.614.47,81018.915.4-938
25 - 54 years25,58661.767.825,71162.169.2-125
55 - 64 years7,01016.914.56,38015.412.9+630
65 years and over2,0314.93.41,4903.62.6+541
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance6,65816.011.86,02314.610.7+635
Retail trade5,82514.010.55,85814.211.3-33
Education and training5,57513.48.15,04312.27.8+532
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals10,81826.123.010,07224.321.7+746
Clerical and administrative workers6,25115.115.26,37715.415.7-126
Managers5,36112.913.55,26612.714.0+95
Hours worked--------------
Full time23,23756.064.623,52956.865.5-292
Part time17,81242.934.017,11541.332.6+697
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13,50332.528.211,45027.724.4+2,053
Advanced diploma or diploma4,94111.910.64,82811.79.8+113
Certificate level7,97019.222.38,05819.521.9-88
No qualifications14,29634.434.614,82935.838.3-533
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59913,92933.627.7--------
$600 -$124915,71137.939.8--------
$1250 or more11,45327.631.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car26,54064.062.925,83862.462.4+702
Public Transport3,5258.513.83,3048.012.4+221
Bicycle1210.30.81230.30.7-2
Walked only1,8274.44.11,8634.54.5-36
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas14,17234.229.912,82331.027.6+1,349
Speaks a language other than English at home9,58423.122.47,89819.119.5+1,686
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,1115.15.3--------

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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