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Armidale Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

5,008 people or 40.6% of the Armidale Regional Council's 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Armidale Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,322100.0100.012,199100.0100.0+123
Males6,25250.752.66,24051.253.4+12
Females6,07549.347.45,95548.846.6+120
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,14517.414.02,27718.714.5-132
25 - 54 years7,16958.266.67,20459.167.7-35
55 - 64 years2,20817.915.02,10617.314.4+102
65 years and over8066.54.36055.03.4+201
Top three industries--------------
Education and training2,39219.48.42,28618.77.9+106
Health care and social assistance1,69013.712.51,51712.411.6+173
Retail trade1,33110.89.71,45211.910.3-121
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,86823.323.62,75022.522.7+118
Managers1,81614.713.51,92215.813.3-106
Clerical and administrative workers1,52612.413.81,59013.015.1-64
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,12557.863.17,25359.564.0-128
Part time4,95140.234.94,70738.633.8+244
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,86231.332.63,33027.327.9+532
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1469.311.21,0418.510.5+105
Certificate level2,93323.822.22,87423.622.2+59
No qualifications4,02732.731.14,43636.434.8-409
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,81022.817.1--------
$500 -$1,7497,57261.560.7--------
$1,750 or more1,71313.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,70370.662.18,36168.562.6+342
Public Transport810.715.91251.013.7-44
Bicycle1170.90.71191.00.7-2
Walked only6595.33.97506.14.1-91
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,69713.832.71,33010.930.0+367
Speaks a language other than English at home9317.626.25384.422.6+393
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164583.76.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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