Bathurst Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bathurst Regional Council area 48.0% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.0% are female.

The local workers is 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 Bathurst Regional Council area vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Bathurst Regional Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)19,554100.0100.017,456100.0100.0+2,098
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,50417.913.82,99017.114.0+514
25 - 54 years11,64259.565.810,61860.866.6+1,024
55 - 64 years3,22616.515.32,92616.815.0+300
65 years and over1,1826.05.19205.34.3+262
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance3,38617.314.42,39613.712.5+990
Education and training2,35512.08.72,21912.78.3+136
Retail trade1,96610.19.01,99111.49.7-25
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers3,13716.010.62,43413.910.4+703
Technicians and trades workers2,53313.011.82,30213.212.7+231
Hours worked
Full time11,62459.458.010,49260.163.1+1,132
Part time7,64039.140.36,62237.934.9+1,018
Bachelor or higher degree5,03125.738.44,00122.932.6+1,030
Advanced diploma or diploma1,95710.011.01,77610.211.1+181
Certificate level5,79929.721.25,27130.222.2+528
No qualifications6,37132.627.05,88433.731.1+487
Individual Income
Less than $5002,76614.111.5--00--
$500 -$1,99913,78970.564.9--00--
$2,000 or more2,79114.322.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1030.54.01160.716.0-13
Walked only6513.32.56984.03.9-47
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,28111.734.11,7149.832.8+567
Speaks a language other than English at home1,3166.727.28084.626.4+508
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214362.26.2--00--

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