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The Hills Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In The Hills Shire 47.3% of the local workers are males and 52.7% 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 Hills Shire 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

PLEASE NOTE: The data prior to the 2016-17 financial year is based on the previous boundary, data from 2016-17 and onwards is based on the new LGA boundary that came into effect on 12th May 2016.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
The Hills Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)57,588100.0100.052,113100.0100.0+5,475
Males27,22747.353.224,95247.953.6+2,275
Females30,36152.746.827,16152.146.4+3,200
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,92217.214.49,51018.215.4+412
25 - 54 years37,39164.967.834,27865.869.2+3,113
55 - 64 years8,22314.314.57,10713.612.9+1,116
65 years and over2,0523.63.41,2182.32.6+834
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade11,29719.410.410,02519.011.2+1,272
Professional, scientific and technical services6,48011.17.95,32310.17.4+1,157
Health care and social assistance5,82410.011.64,3288.210.5+1,496
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals13,87924.123.011,64022.321.7+2,239
Clerical and administrative workers9,70716.915.29,11017.515.7+597
Managers8,76215.213.57,83115.014.0+931
Hours worked--------------
Full time34,95060.764.632,30562.065.5+2,645
Part time22,00938.234.018,91636.332.6+3,093
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree17,04129.628.212,99124.924.4+4,050
Advanced diploma or diploma7,23912.610.65,98211.59.8+1,257
Certificate level11,08419.222.310,34719.921.9+737
No qualifications20,90336.334.619,98038.338.3+923
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59917,62430.627.7--------
$600 -$124921,28237.039.8--------
$1250 or more18,09631.431.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car42,74474.262.937,77972.562.4+4,965
Public Transport2,2713.913.81,5463.012.4+725
Bicycle1280.20.81170.20.7+11
Walked only9691.74.11,0832.14.5-114
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas20,00734.729.916,63131.927.6+3,376
Speaks a language other than English at home15,16126.322.411,34421.819.5+3,817
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,9065.05.3--------

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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