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Wyong Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

12,576 people or 21.0% of Wyong Shire'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
Wyong Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers59,937100.0100.053,840100.0100.0+6,097
Males31,59452.753.428,77653.454.0+2,818
Females28,34347.346.625,06446.646.0+3,279
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,98316.714.59,25317.215.8+730
25 - 54 years39,72266.367.737,24269.268.9+2,480
55 - 64 years8,64514.414.46,36411.812.7+2,281
65 years and over1,5872.63.49811.82.6+606
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade8,12713.610.37,83114.511.1+296
Health care and social assistance7,97013.311.66,31911.710.5+1,651
Construction6,10110.27.35,64710.57.3+454
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers9,98916.713.29,20717.1--+782
Professionals8,54514.322.77,12413.2--+1,421
Clerical and administrative workers8,28413.815.17,69814.3--+586
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger43,42672.562.937,67070.062.3+5,756
Public transport3,1115.213.62,9025.412.3+209
Bicycle2550.41.42170.41.2+38
Walked only9871.64.11,0712.04.4-84
Hours worked--------------
Full time36,02160.164.032,23859.964.6+3,783
Part time19,85433.129.917,86133.229.0+1,993
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,19312.027.95,50210.223.9+1,691
Advanced diploma or diploma5,3839.010.54,2727.99.6+1,111
Certificate level19,12531.922.215,98629.721.8+3,139
No qualifications25,25542.134.824,60445.738.8+651
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59919,49132.527.9--------
$600 to $1,24926,39944.039.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,84516.419.8--------
$2,000 or more 3,0385.111.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,3734.022.61,8993.520.0+474
Has broadband internet access at home48,68581.282.425,09246.653.5+23,593
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23,37239.033.520,87238.832.6+2,500

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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