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SHOROC Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the SHOROC Region 49.7% of the local workers are males and 50.3% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the SHOROC Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
SHOROC Region20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)84,586100.0100.080,275100.0100.0+4,311
Males42,02049.753.240,21650.153.6+1,804
Females42,56650.346.840,05949.946.4+2,507
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,47314.714.412,54915.615.4-76
25 - 54 years54,87664.967.852,63265.669.2+2,244
55 - 64 years12,87515.214.511,85614.812.9+1,019
65 years and over4,3625.23.43,2384.02.6+1,124
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade11,57213.510.411,69614.411.2-124
Health care and social assistance10,12011.811.68,81810.810.5+1,302
Professional, scientific and technical services8,68410.17.97,5089.27.4+1,176
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals20,18623.923.018,09922.521.7+2,087
Clerical and administrative workers12,70815.015.212,40215.415.7+306
Managers12,45514.713.512,15815.114.0+297
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,24458.264.647,79759.565.5+1,447
Part time34,38140.634.031,17338.832.6+3,208
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree25,80930.528.220,74725.824.4+5,062
Advanced diploma or diploma11,72013.910.610,38912.99.8+1,331
Certificate level16,94420.022.316,28220.321.9+662
No qualifications28,51833.734.628,02634.938.3+492
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59924,98829.527.7--------
$600 -$124933,27139.339.8--------
$1250 or more25,30829.931.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car53,95463.862.950,69763.262.4+3,257
Public Transport6,5327.713.85,5126.912.4+1,020
Bicycle7570.90.86580.80.7+99
Walked only4,1644.94.14,2335.34.5-69
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas29,44934.829.925,65632.027.6+3,793
Speaks a language other than English at home15,54818.422.412,48315.619.5+3,065
Arrived between 2006 and 20116,1017.25.3--------

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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