Camden Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

13,171 people or 32.9% of Camden 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Camden Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)40,016100.0100.028,759100.0100.0+11,257
Males21,00152.552.615,30653.253.4+5,695
Females19,01347.547.413,45146.846.6+5,562
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,36515.914.04,62716.114.5+1,738
25 - 54 years27,77569.466.619,89469.267.7+7,881
55 - 64 years4,76911.915.03,60212.514.4+1,167
65 years and over1,1112.84.36302.23.4+481
Top three industries
Construction4,90412.38.42,8459.97.3+2,059
Retail trade4,25210.69.73,15711.010.3+1,095
Health care and social assistance4,13510.312.52,8109.811.6+1,325
Top three occupations
Professionals7,14017.823.65,03517.522.7+2,105
Clerical and administrative workers6,63216.613.85,03017.515.1+1,602
Technicians and trades workers6,00615.012.74,36315.213.2+1,643
Hours worked
Full time26,91967.363.119,29767.164.0+7,622
Part time12,35730.934.98,85330.833.8+3,504
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree8,19220.532.64,93317.227.9+3,259
Advanced diploma or diploma4,97912.411.23,09710.810.5+1,882
Certificate level11,47428.722.28,17928.422.2+3,295
No qualifications14,36135.931.111,33439.434.8+3,027
Individual Income
Less than $5005,99715.017.1--------
$500 -$1,74925,60564.060.7--------
$1,750 or more7,79619.520.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car29,69574.262.121,16373.662.6+8,532
Public Transport3,2258.115.91,9646.813.7+1,261
Bicycle610.20.7520.20.7+9
Walked only3760.93.93541.24.1+22
Other Characteristics
Born overseas8,32120.832.75,38218.730.0+2,939
Speaks a language other than English at home5,98214.926.23,00610.522.6+2,976
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20167101.86.0--------

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