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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Wagga Wagga City 51.3% of the local workers are males and 48.7% 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 Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)26,198100.0100.026,446100.0100.0-248
Males13,45051.353.213,82152.353.6-371
Females12,74848.746.812,62547.746.4+123
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,31820.314.45,85822.215.4-540
25 - 54 years16,28062.167.816,86363.869.2-583
55 - 64 years3,76614.414.53,05311.512.9+713
65 years and over8343.23.46722.52.6+162
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,76914.311.63,25712.210.5+512
Public administration and safety3,24112.36.03,12611.75.9+115
Retail trade3,17612.010.43,59513.511.2-419
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,25420.123.04,84918.321.7+405
Technicians and trades workers4,01815.313.24,03615.313.5-18
Clerical and administrative workers3,72814.215.23,74614.215.7-18
Hours worked--------------
Full time17,30166.064.617,35565.665.5-54
Part time8,58532.834.08,60732.532.6-22
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,29720.228.24,56217.324.4+735
Advanced diploma or diploma2,2148.510.62,0587.89.8+156
Certificate level7,36528.122.36,95526.321.9+410
No qualifications10,94141.834.611,46743.438.3-526
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5997,58629.027.7--------
$600 -$124911,96345.739.8--------
$1250 or more6,37724.331.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,54274.662.919,06972.162.4+473
Public Transport1800.713.82400.912.4-60
Bicycle2240.90.82450.90.7-21
Walked only1,4625.64.11,6766.34.5-214
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,3268.929.91,9407.327.6+386
Speaks a language other than English at home1,1414.422.47592.919.5+382
Arrived between 2006 and 20115782.25.3--------

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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