Bellingen Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bellingen Shire 47.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.4% 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 Bellingen 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
Bellingen Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,010100.0100.03,612100.0100.0+398
Age structure
15 - 24 years46311.513.83349.214.0+129
25 - 54 years2,14553.565.82,05857.066.6+87
55 - 64 years96224.015.390525.115.0+57
65 years and over43910.95.13138.74.3+126
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance63715.914.454015.012.5+97
Education and training45811.48.73409.48.3+118
Accommodation and food services42510.66.23539.87.1+72
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers54713.610.645112.510.4+96
Hours worked
Full time1,82145.458.01,73448.063.1+87
Part time2,10852.640.31,80149.934.9+307
Bachelor or higher degree1,07826.938.482622.932.6+252
Advanced diploma or diploma49812.411.041711.511.1+81
Certificate level1,10327.521.21,03228.622.2+71
No qualifications1,22230.527.01,19733.131.1+25
Individual Income
Less than $50084121.011.5--00--
$500 -$1,9992,77869.364.9--00--
$2,000 or more3498.722.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport160.44.0150.416.0+1
Walked only2406.02.52346.53.9+6
Other Characteristics
Born overseas57714.434.149913.832.8+78
Speaks a language other than English at home1944.827.21464.026.4+48
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021501.26.2--00--

Bellingen Shire

economic profile