Bathurst Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

6,025 people or 33.2% of Bathurst Regional Council area'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Bathurst Regional Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)18,166100.0100.017,531100.0100.0+635
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,97916.414.03,22718.414.5-248
25 - 54 years11,22561.866.610,83161.867.7+394
55 - 64 years3,04716.815.02,76915.814.4+278
65 years and over9225.14.37004.03.4+222
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,44313.412.52,05011.711.6+393
Education and training2,18012.08.42,12112.17.9+59
Retail trade1,91410.59.71,95411.110.3-40
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,62814.512.72,61514.913.2+13
Community and personal service workers2,44613.510.41,95911.29.5+487
Hours worked
Full time11,16561.563.110,94762.464.0+218
Part time6,65436.634.96,24735.633.8+407
Bachelor or higher degree4,17723.032.63,47819.827.9+699
Advanced diploma or diploma1,84810.211.21,5028.610.5+346
Certificate level5,65831.122.25,17829.522.2+480
No qualifications5,95332.831.16,61037.734.8-657
Individual Income
Less than $5003,46219.117.1--------
$500 -$1,74911,57963.760.7--------
$1,750 or more2,83815.620.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1210.715.91200.713.7+1
Walked only6903.83.98294.74.1-139
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,7409.632.71,5568.930.0+184
Speaks a language other than English at home7964.426.25733.322.6+223
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162621.46.0--------

Bathurst Regional Council

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