City of Canada Bay Council

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City of Canada Bay

Resident workers - Key statistics

27,268 people or 61.0% of the City of Canada Bay'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.

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Data source

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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Canada Bay2016
Namenumber%. % New South Wales
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)44,696100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,82710.814.0
25 - 54 years32,08771.866.6
55 - 64 years5,80713.015.0
65 years and over1,9774.44.3
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services5,67912.78.1
Health care and social assistance4,66810.412.5
Financial and insurance services4,0229.04.9
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,59414.813.8
Hours worked
Full time30,26467.763.1
Part time13,70930.734.9
Bachelor or higher degree22,16249.632.6
Advanced diploma or diploma5,10611.411.2
Certificate level6,03613.522.2
No qualifications10,19222.831.1
Individual Income
Less than $5005,85113.117.1
$500 -$1,74923,87353.460.7
$1,750 or more14,36032.120.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport12,82028.715.9
Walked only1,3233.03.9
Other Characteristics
Born overseas19,94144.632.7
Speaks a language other than English at home18,30341.026.2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164,1779.36.0

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