Bega Valley Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bega Valley Shire 47.9% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.1% 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 Bega Valley Shire 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
Bega Valley Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)13,446100.0100.011,943100.0100.0+1,503
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,70912.713.81,43912.014.0+270
25 - 54 years7,38854.965.86,74056.466.6+648
55 - 64 years3,13523.315.32,88024.115.0+255
65 years and over1,1988.95.18797.44.3+319
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,25916.814.41,78314.912.5+476
Retail trade1,53911.59.01,50712.69.7+32
Accommodation and food services1,43810.76.21,37411.57.1+64
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,87413.910.61,46712.310.4+407
Hours worked
Full time6,78850.558.06,24452.363.1+544
Part time6,37047.440.35,45445.734.9+916
Bachelor or higher degree3,18423.738.42,33919.632.6+845
Advanced diploma or diploma1,38110.311.01,21710.211.1+164
Certificate level4,09730.521.23,64830.522.2+449
No qualifications4,46633.227.04,30036.031.1+166
Individual Income
Less than $5002,41117.911.5--00--
$500 -$1,9999,55371.064.9--00--
$2,000 or more1,3339.922.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport570.44.0470.416.0+10
Walked only6654.92.56085.13.9+57
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,67812.534.11,32811.132.8+350
Speaks a language other than English at home6304.727.24223.526.4+208
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211971.56.2--00--

Bega Valley Shire

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