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Burwood Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

9,960 people or 58.0% of Burwood Council area's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Burwood Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)17,174100.0100.015,096100.0100.0+2,078
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,60415.214.02,28315.114.5+321
25 - 54 years11,93069.566.610,56570.067.7+1,365
55 - 64 years2,06012.015.01,83612.214.4+224
65 years and over5763.44.34062.73.4+170
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,12512.412.51,86012.311.6+265
Accommodation and food services1,78810.47.11,4939.96.7+295
Professional, scientific and technical services1,73110.18.11,4249.47.9+307
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers2,35213.713.82,34915.615.1+3
Hours worked--------------
Full time10,30260.063.19,26561.464.0+1,037
Part time6,42137.434.95,46336.233.8+958
Bachelor or higher degree8,12447.332.66,39242.327.9+1,732
Advanced diploma or diploma1,83610.711.21,91112.710.5-75
Certificate level1,94911.322.21,80412.022.2+145
No qualifications4,73427.631.14,31628.634.8+418
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,46120.217.1--------
$500 -$1,74910,26559.860.7--------
$1,750 or more3,19018.620.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport6,84139.815.95,43636.013.7+1,405
Walked only8264.83.97074.74.1+119
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas10,74562.632.78,98759.530.0+1,758
Speaks a language other than English at home11,24865.526.29,33061.822.6+1,918
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,02317.66.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).