Armidale Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,767 people or 45.2% of Armidale Regional Council's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Armidale Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)12,765100.0100.012,322100.0100.0+443
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,15316.913.82,14517.414.0+8
25 - 54 years7,34357.565.77,16958.266.6+174
55 - 64 years2,27417.815.32,20817.915.0+66
65 years and over1,0037.95.18066.54.3+197
Top three industries
Education and training2,49019.58.72,39219.48.4+98
Health care and social assistance1,90915.014.41,69013.712.5+219
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,36310.72.01,33010.82.1+33
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,57412.310.61,43111.610.4+143
Hours worked
Full time7,36457.758.07,12557.863.1+239
Part time5,18040.640.34,95140.234.9+229
Bachelor or higher degree4,58435.938.43,86231.332.6+722
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1839.311.01,1469.311.2+37
Certificate level3,02623.721.32,93323.822.2+93
No qualifications3,69528.927.04,02732.731.1-332
Individual Income
Less than $5002,03515.911.5--------
$500 -$1,9998,67668.064.9--------
$2,000 or more1,93815.222.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport770.64.0810.715.9-4
Walked only4703.72.56595.33.9-189
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,26817.833.91,69713.832.7+571
Speaks a language other than English at home1,48211.627.19317.626.2+551
Arrived between 2016 and August 20218096.36.1--------

Armidale Regional Council

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