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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

22,438 people or 66.7% of Willoughby City'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
Willoughby City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers33,648100.0100.031,892100.0100.0+1,756
Males17,61052.353.416,77352.654.0+837
Females16,03847.746.615,11947.446.0+919
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,56710.614.54,08812.815.8-521
25 - 54 years24,21972.067.722,81671.568.9+1,403
55 - 64 years4,60113.714.43,92912.312.7+672
65 years and over1,2613.73.41,0593.32.6+202
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services6,29918.77.95,65117.77.3+648
Financial and insurance services3,92511.75.03,64611.45.0+279
Health care and social assistance3,47110.311.63,0069.410.5+465
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals13,43939.922.712,00037.6--+1,439
Managers6,14018.213.36,03618.9--+104
Clerical and administrative workers4,71714.015.14,73614.9---19
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger14,73343.862.914,63545.962.3+98
Public transport10,27330.513.68,72527.412.3+1,548
Bicycle7062.11.45611.81.2+145
Walked only2,4897.44.12,4657.74.4+24
Hours worked--------------
Full time22,57967.164.021,68468.064.6+895
Part time9,33527.729.98,49726.629.0+838
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree18,83256.027.916,01550.223.9+2,817
Advanced diploma or diploma3,60610.710.53,51211.09.6+94
Certificate level2,9698.822.23,21410.121.8-245
No qualifications7,05921.034.87,62723.938.8-568
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,55519.527.9--------
$600 to $1,2499,75729.039.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,57322.519.8--------
$2,000 or more 9,42028.011.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English11,72734.922.69,69530.420.0+2,032
Has broadband internet access at home30,19289.782.423,30973.153.5+6,883
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)11,21733.333.59,53529.932.6+1,682

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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