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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Resident workers - Key statistics

57,643 people or 41.7% of City of Canterbury Bankstown'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
City of Canterbury Bankstown20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)138,197100.0100.0124,533100.0100.0+13,664
Males77,22255.952.670,07756.353.4+7,145
Females60,97444.147.454,45643.746.6+6,518
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years20,13414.614.018,03114.514.5+2,103
25 - 54 years95,38269.066.687,63770.467.7+7,745
55 - 64 years18,65713.515.015,76912.714.4+2,888
65 years and over4,0252.94.33,0872.53.4+938
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance14,97610.812.512,39710.011.6+2,579
Retail trade14,41610.49.713,67911.010.3+737
Construction13,1149.58.410,0008.07.3+3,114
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals26,14318.923.622,47118.022.7+3,672
Clerical and administrative workers20,86115.113.821,04916.915.1-188
Technicians and trades workers19,35414.012.718,54414.913.2+810
Hours worked--------------
Full time85,60161.963.179,17563.664.0+6,426
Part time48,50735.134.941,06933.033.8+7,438
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree41,31629.932.630,49124.527.9+10,825
Advanced diploma or diploma16,32711.811.214,09211.310.5+2,235
Certificate level25,54118.522.223,87019.222.2+1,671
No qualifications50,43336.531.149,39339.734.8+1,040
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50026,92019.517.1--------
$500 -$1,74991,15366.060.7--------
$1,750 or more17,77512.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car85,57161.962.178,49863.062.6+7,073
Public Transport30,38522.015.924,39519.613.7+5,990
Bicycle4080.30.74030.30.7+5
Walked only2,7862.03.92,6352.14.1+151
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas71,30851.632.761,57449.430.0+9,734
Speaks a language other than English at home86,87562.926.274,18559.622.6+12,690
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201610,8757.96.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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