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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,812 people or 36.2% of the Yass Valley'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
Yass Valley20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers7,771100.0100.06,756100.0100.0+1,015
Males4,10452.853.43,63353.854.0+471
Females3,66747.246.63,12346.246.0+544
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,00012.914.587112.915.8+129
25 - 54 years5,03364.867.74,48266.368.9+551
55 - 64 years1,31817.014.41,11216.512.7+206
65 years and over4205.43.42914.32.6+129
Top three industries--------------
Public administration and safety1,48619.16.11,07816.06.0+408
Construction79210.27.36149.17.3+178
Health care and social assistance6728.611.66159.110.5+57
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals1,58820.422.71,32519.6--+263
Managers1,49919.313.31,36020.1--+139
Clerical and administrative workers1,19515.415.11,02615.2--+169
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger5,37869.262.94,49466.562.3+884
Public transport1221.613.61342.012.3-12
Bicycle00.01.430.01.2-3
Walked only2993.84.13214.84.4-22
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,02364.664.04,36264.664.6+661
Part time2,23128.729.91,95228.929.0+279
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,03326.227.91,56623.223.9+467
Advanced diploma or diploma77910.010.56299.39.6+150
Certificate level1,78623.022.21,48622.021.8+300
No qualifications2,88537.134.82,71640.238.8+169
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,98125.527.9--------
$600 to $1,2492,77035.639.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,88324.219.8--------
$2,000 or more 1,04413.411.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3023.922.62103.120.0+92
Has broadband internet access at home6,16179.382.43,02244.753.5+3,139
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,05039.233.52,46636.532.6+584

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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