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Bathurst Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bathurst Regional Council area 48.2% of the local workers are males and 51.8% are female.

The local workers are 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 worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Bathurst Regional Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Bathurst Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing %Number%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)17,456100.0100.016,504100.0100.0+952
Males8,42048.269.38,13649.369.8+284
Females9,03951.831.18,36550.729.1+674
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,99017.15.83,01518.35.8-25
25 - 54 years10,61860.845.210,09461.241.1+524
55 - 64 years2,92616.819.92,69316.322.2+233
65 years and over9205.329.67074.330.7+213
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,34119.14.13,17119.25.1+170
Community and personal service workers2,43413.90.81,93211.7--+502
Technicians and trades workers2,30213.26.42,19813.35.7+104
Hours worked--------------
Full time10,49260.169.010,04460.964.7+448
Part time6,62237.929.96,15837.333.9+464
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,00122.918.33,35820.314.4+643
Advanced diploma or diploma1,77610.29.51,4378.77.2+339
Certificate level5,27130.226.04,65128.227.9+620
No qualifications5,88433.741.56,33538.445.9-451
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,49820.026.4--------
$500 -$1,74911,12563.759.3--------
$1,750 or more2,55114.611.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13,26576.042.412,14973.635.4+1,116
Public Transport1160.70.01100.70.0+6
Bicycle830.50.8980.60.0-15
Walked only6984.06.78375.18.1-139
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,7149.88.01,5049.15.5+210
Speaks a language other than English at home8084.63.65573.41.8+251
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162651.50.8--------

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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