Burwood Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Burwood Council area 43.8% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 56.3% 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 Burwood Council area 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
Burwood Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)15,955100.0100.016,625100.0100.0-670
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,14113.413.82,50415.114.0-363
25 - 54 years10,27164.465.810,80965.066.6-538
55 - 64 years2,66416.715.32,53915.315.0+125
65 years and over8755.55.17734.64.3+102
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance3,05619.214.42,82717.012.5+229
Education and training2,70016.98.72,33414.08.3+366
Retail trade1,76511.19.02,15213.09.7-387
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers2,55416.013.02,57515.513.8-21
Hours worked
Full time7,98350.058.09,66458.163.1-1,681
Part time7,62647.840.36,61539.834.9+1,011
Bachelor or higher degree8,11350.838.47,05042.432.6+1,063
Advanced diploma or diploma1,96312.311.02,09912.611.1-136
Certificate level1,87611.821.22,28113.722.2-405
No qualifications3,55322.327.04,72528.431.1-1,172
Individual Income
Less than $5002,22313.911.5--00--
$500 -$1,9999,97762.564.9--00--
$2,000 or more3,62622.722.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,3668.64.04,60927.716.0-3,243
Walked only6424.02.59455.73.9-303
Other Characteristics
Born overseas8,61054.034.18,66652.132.8-56
Speaks a language other than English at home8,80955.227.29,09354.726.4-284
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,5339.66.2--00--

Burwood Council

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