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Wollondilly Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Wollondilly Shire 58.4% of the local workers are males and 41.6% 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 Wollondilly 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Wollondilly Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)9,364100.0100.08,966100.0100.0+398
Males5,46658.453.25,19658.053.6+270
Females3,89841.646.83,77042.046.4+128
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,31514.014.41,29114.415.4+24
25 - 54 years6,21466.467.86,24569.769.2-31
55 - 64 years1,50516.114.51,21213.512.9+293
65 years and over3303.53.42182.42.6+112
Top three industries--------------
Mining1,29313.71.01,20713.30.7+86
Manufacturing1,28913.68.41,20713.39.5+82
Construction1,06411.27.28389.37.1+226
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,86319.913.21,65818.513.5+205
Machinery operators and drivers1,36014.56.31,34515.06.3+15
Professionals1,26013.523.01,11112.421.7+149
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,04564.664.65,68263.465.5+363
Part time3,18234.034.03,07834.332.6+104
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,30814.028.21,08212.124.4+226
Advanced diploma or diploma8028.610.67588.59.8+44
Certificate level3,16233.822.32,70130.121.9+461
No qualifications3,95142.234.63,92743.838.3+24
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5992,78529.727.7--------
$600 -$12493,52237.639.8--------
$1250 or more2,89730.931.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,57370.262.95,98666.862.4+587
Public Transport840.913.8810.912.4+3
Bicycle150.20.8210.20.7-6
Walked only2923.14.13904.34.5-98
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,57516.829.91,49016.627.6+85
Speaks a language other than English at home7437.922.46267.019.5+117
Arrived between 2006 and 20111261.35.3--------

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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