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MidCoast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics

In the MidCoast Council area 49.1% of the local workers are males and 50.9% 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 MidCoast Council area 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
MidCoast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)25,146100.0100.01,735100.0100.0+23,411
Males12,35349.153.295955.353.6+11,394
Females12,79350.946.877644.746.4+12,017
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,35913.414.418310.515.4+3,176
25 - 54 years15,43961.467.81,08262.469.2+14,357
55 - 64 years5,03120.014.534219.712.9+4,689
65 years and over1,3175.23.41287.42.6+1,189
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,29017.111.818810.810.7+4,102
Retail trade3,79515.110.518510.711.3+3,610
Accommodation and food services2,4219.66.81206.96.6+2,301
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,27517.023.021412.321.7+4,061
Managers3,37913.413.543725.214.0+2,942
Technicians and trades workers3,35213.313.224414.113.5+3,108
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,77654.864.61,08462.565.5+12,692
Part time11,03343.934.061835.632.6+10,415
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,70314.728.224514.124.4+3,458
Advanced diploma or diploma2,3359.310.61186.89.8+2,217
Certificate level7,67530.522.346827.021.9+7,207
No qualifications10,97343.634.681547.038.3+10,158
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59910,24340.727.7--------
$600 -$124910,45941.639.8--------
$1250 or more4,10016.331.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car17,69070.362.91,03359.562.4+16,657
Public Transport1340.513.800.012.4+134
Bicycle1630.60.8120.70.7+151
Walked only1,2515.04.11367.84.5+1,115
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,3029.229.91136.527.6+2,189
Speaks a language other than English at home6402.522.4301.719.5+610
Arrived between 2006 and 20112190.95.3--------

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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