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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

68,919 people or 51.0% of the SHOROC Region's local resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include 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
SHOROC Region20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers135,108100.0100.0128,516100.0100.0+6,592
Males70,92852.553.467,77352.754.0+3,155
Females64,18047.546.660,74347.346.0+3,437
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years16,08911.914.516,74713.015.8-658
25 - 54 years92,92468.867.788,78469.168.9+4,140
55 - 64 years19,66014.614.418,30014.212.7+1,360
65 years and over6,4354.83.44,6853.62.6+1,750
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services18,73613.97.916,35212.77.3+2,384
Health care and social assistance13,51010.011.612,0179.410.5+1,493
Retail trade12,6409.410.313,23710.311.1-597
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals39,57629.322.735,86127.9--+3,715
Managers24,08817.813.322,49717.5--+1,591
Clerical and administrative workers19,99114.815.119,95915.5--+32
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger80,68659.762.977,40060.262.3+3,286
Public transport23,10817.113.620,06315.612.3+3,045
Bicycle1,1480.81.47810.61.2+367
Walked only4,8403.64.14,8293.84.4+11
Hours worked--------------
Full time85,77263.564.082,62164.364.6+3,151
Part time42,12431.229.938,44429.929.0+3,680
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree50,86637.627.941,49032.323.9+9,376
Advanced diploma or diploma18,05313.410.516,85913.19.6+1,194
Certificate level23,94717.722.223,69418.421.8+253
No qualifications36,39526.934.839,00930.438.8-2,614
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59930,45822.527.9--------
$600 to $1,24944,43632.939.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 28,86821.419.8--------
$2,000 or more 29,27921.711.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English18,96014.022.615,69912.220.0+3,261
Has broadband internet access at home116,61386.382.487,61468.253.5+28,999
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)48,84136.133.543,09433.532.6+5,747

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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