Berrigan Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

910 people or 26.3% of Berrigan Shire'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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Berrigan Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)3,454100.0100.03,282100.0100.0+172
Age structure
15 - 24 years41712.113.840112.214.0+16
25 - 54 years1,88554.665.71,80354.966.6+82
55 - 64 years75121.715.375823.115.0-7
65 years and over40311.75.132810.04.3+75
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing59417.32.060618.52.1-12
Health care and social assistance44312.914.439412.012.5+49
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers46813.511.943513.312.7+33
Hours worked
Full time1,98457.458.01,88757.563.1+97
Part time1,37939.940.31,29139.334.9+88
Bachelor or higher degree59417.238.446014.032.6+134
Advanced diploma or diploma3169.111.03089.411.2+8
Certificate level1,10732.021.31,02331.222.2+84
No qualifications1,33438.627.01,32740.431.1+7
Individual Income
Less than $50059717.311.5--------
$500 -$1,9992,41569.964.9--------
$2,000 or more38111.022.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport100.34.0200.615.9-10
Walked only1694.92.52116.43.9-42
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2978.633.92567.832.7+41
Speaks a language other than English at home1614.727.11273.926.2+34
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021521.56.1--------

Berrigan Shire

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