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Wyong Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Wyong Shire 46.2% of the local workers are males and 53.8% 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 Wyong 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
Wyong Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)39,567100.0100.036,353100.0100.0+3,214
Males18,29946.253.217,30847.653.6+991
Females21,26853.846.819,04552.446.4+2,223
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,88117.414.46,63818.315.4+243
25 - 54 years25,59164.767.824,67467.969.2+917
55 - 64 years5,98715.114.54,37912.012.9+1,608
65 years and over1,1082.83.46621.82.6+446
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade6,31115.810.46,37117.411.2-60
Health care and social assistance5,78414.511.64,62012.610.5+1,164
Manufacturing4,06410.28.44,32911.89.5-265
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals6,94917.623.05,80316.021.7+1,146
Clerical and administrative workers5,65314.315.25,09414.015.7+559
Sales workers5,46013.89.45,24914.49.8+211
Hours worked--------------
Full time22,28156.364.620,50856.465.5+1,773
Part time16,72842.334.015,15041.732.6+1,578
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,36116.128.24,96713.724.4+1,394
Advanced diploma or diploma3,7419.510.63,0758.59.8+666
Certificate level11,39228.822.39,85527.121.9+1,537
No qualifications17,49244.234.616,30444.838.3+1,188
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59914,22536.027.7--------
$600 -$124916,96642.939.8--------
$1250 or more7,87819.931.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car29,32974.162.926,07071.762.4+3,259
Public Transport9172.313.87282.012.4+189
Bicycle1290.30.82010.60.7-72
Walked only8082.04.18852.44.5-77
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5,40013.629.94,78913.227.6+611
Speaks a language other than English at home1,7954.522.41,3923.819.5+403
Arrived between 2006 and 20115271.35.3--------

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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