Burwood Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

12,226 people or 65.1% of Burwood Council area'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
Burwood Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)18,768100.0100.017,174100.0100.0+1,594
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,38818.113.82,60415.214.0+784
25 - 54 years12,46366.465.711,93069.566.6+533
55 - 64 years2,24011.915.32,06012.015.0+180
65 years and over6793.65.15763.44.3+103
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,74314.614.42,12512.412.5+618
Professional, scientific and technical services2,07611.18.91,73110.18.1+345
Retail trade1,7399.39.01,6799.89.7+60
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers2,45913.113.02,35213.713.8+107
Hours worked
Full time9,73351.958.010,30260.063.1-569
Part time8,58245.740.36,42137.434.9+2,161
Bachelor or higher degree10,03653.538.48,12447.332.6+1,912
Advanced diploma or diploma2,19011.711.01,83610.711.2+354
Certificate level1,86810.021.31,94911.322.2-81
No qualifications4,13822.027.04,73427.631.1-596
Individual Income
Less than $5002,24712.011.5--------
$500 -$1,99912,53966.864.9--------
$2,000 or more3,81420.322.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3,29417.64.06,84139.815.9-3,547
Walked only6293.42.58264.83.9-197
Other Characteristics
Born overseas11,83363.033.910,74562.632.7+1,088
Speaks a language other than English at home12,25465.327.111,24865.526.2+1,006
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214,13422.06.1--------

Burwood Council

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