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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)25,146100.0100.024,889100.0100.0+257
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,35913.414.43,50314.115.4-144
25 - 54 years15,43961.467.816,38965.869.2-950
55 - 64 years5,03120.014.54,02116.212.9+1,010
65 years and over1,3175.23.49763.92.6+341
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,29017.111.83,51114.110.7+779
Retail trade3,79515.110.53,78015.211.3+15
Accommodation and food services2,4219.66.82,3029.26.6+119
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,35213.313.23,60214.513.5-250
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,77654.864.614,13956.865.5-363
Part time11,03343.934.010,32641.532.6+707
Bachelor or higher degree3,70314.728.23,11512.524.4+588
Advanced diploma or diploma2,3359.310.62,0958.49.8+240
Certificate level7,67530.522.37,03128.221.9+644
No qualifications10,97343.634.611,12444.738.3-151
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124910,45941.639.8--------
$1250 or more4,10016.331.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1340.513.81230.512.4+11
Walked only1,2515.04.11,3315.34.5-80
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,3029.229.92,1708.727.6+132
Speaks a language other than English at home6402.522.45092.019.5+131
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.