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MidCoast Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

6,572 people or 22.3% of the MidCoast Council area's local resident workers 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 resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
MidCoast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers29,431100.0100.01,878100.0100.0+27,553
Males15,35452.253.41,06056.454.0+14,294
Females14,07747.846.681843.646.0+13,259
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,90313.314.519910.615.8+3,704
25 - 54 years18,01561.267.71,15261.368.9+16,863
55 - 64 years5,95720.214.438820.712.7+5,569
65 years and over1,5565.33.41397.42.6+1,417
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,56915.511.619810.510.5+4,371
Retail trade4,03113.710.318810.011.1+3,843
Construction2,6379.07.31296.97.3+2,508
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,60715.722.721211.3--+4,395
Technicians and trades workers4,44015.113.225613.6--+4,184
Labourers4,01713.68.724212.9--+3,775
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger20,54869.862.91,09358.262.3+19,455
Public transport1820.613.6120.612.3+170
Bicycle00.01.400.01.20
Walked only1,3574.64.11457.74.4+1,212
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,02754.564.01,14661.064.6+14,881
Part time11,34538.529.961632.829.0+10,729
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,95413.427.923812.723.9+3,716
Advanced diploma or diploma2,6188.910.51306.99.6+2,488
Certificate level9,32631.722.250727.021.8+8,819
No qualifications11,95040.634.890148.038.8+11,049
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59911,87840.427.9--------
$600 to $1,24912,04540.939.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,72812.719.8--------
$2,000 or more 1,2164.111.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English6882.322.6331.820.0+655
Has broadband internet access at home22,68777.182.469637.153.5+21,991
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)10,25934.933.561132.532.6+9,648

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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