Blacktown City

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Blacktown City 56.0% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 44.0% 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 Blacktown City 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

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Blacktown City20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)120,530100.0100.0105,349100.0100.0+15,181
Age structure
15 - 24 years17,73414.713.815,91415.114.0+1,820
25 - 54 years80,81467.065.870,80567.266.6+10,009
55 - 64 years17,40414.415.315,28114.515.0+2,123
65 years and over4,6013.85.13,3503.24.3+1,251
Top three industries
Retail trade14,71312.29.012,88912.29.7+1,824
Health care and social assistance14,44612.014.410,58110.012.5+3,865
Transport, postal and warehousing12,21210.14.610,98110.44.7+1,231
Top three occupations
Machinery operators and drivers18,41315.36.016,04315.26.1+2,370
Clerical and administrative workers15,43712.813.014,26213.513.8+1,175
Hours worked
Full time69,04857.358.069,94066.463.1-892
Part time48,90140.640.332,93431.334.9+15,967
Bachelor or higher degree37,96731.538.425,67524.432.6+12,292
Advanced diploma or diploma13,29411.011.010,95310.411.1+2,341
Certificate level26,01721.621.224,63323.422.2+1,384
No qualifications40,29833.427.040,90538.831.1-607
Individual Income
Less than $50012,89510.711.5--00--
$500 -$1,99987,02172.264.9--00--
$2,000 or more19,43716.122.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3,7193.14.05,8265.516.0-2,107
Walked only1,1661.02.51,5381.53.9-372
Other Characteristics
Born overseas54,57045.334.142,65640.532.8+11,914
Speaks a language other than English at home48,49140.227.237,25935.426.4+11,232
Arrived between 2016 and August 20218,3376.96.2--00--

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