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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

6,572 people or 22.3% of the MidCoast Council area'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 resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
MidCoast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers29,431100.0100.028,476100.0100.0+955
Males15,35452.253.415,30553.754.0+49
Females14,07747.846.613,17146.346.0+906
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,90313.314.54,00214.115.8-99
25 - 54 years18,01561.267.718,74165.868.9-726
55 - 64 years5,95720.214.44,60616.212.7+1,351
65 years and over1,5565.33.41,1274.02.6+429
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,56915.511.63,71513.010.5+854
Retail trade4,03113.710.33,99914.011.1+32
Construction2,6379.07.32,87210.17.3-235
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,60715.722.73,99114.0--+616
Technicians and trades workers4,44015.113.24,48815.8---48
Labourers4,01713.68.74,25414.9---237
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger20,54869.862.919,08167.062.3+1,467
Public transport1820.613.61730.612.3+9
Bicycle00.01.440.01.2-4
Walked only1,3574.64.11,3964.94.4-39
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,02754.564.016,01056.264.6+17
Part time11,34538.529.910,48236.829.0+863
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,95413.427.93,30111.623.9+653
Advanced diploma or diploma2,6188.910.52,2798.09.6+339
Certificate level9,32631.722.28,31329.221.8+1,013
No qualifications11,95040.634.812,73244.738.8-782
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 English6882.322.65291.920.0+159
Has broadband internet access at home22,68777.182.410,46536.853.5+12,222
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)10,25934.933.59,92734.932.6+332

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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