City of Canterbury Bankstown

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

67,259 people or 50.3% of City of Canterbury Bankstown'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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Canterbury Bankstown20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)133,597100.0100.0138,197100.0100.0-4,600
Age structure
15 - 24 years18,67814.013.820,13414.614.0-1,456
25 - 54 years90,13367.565.795,38269.066.6-5,249
55 - 64 years19,75014.815.318,65713.515.0+1,093
65 years and over5,0333.85.14,0252.94.3+1,008
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance17,42513.014.414,97610.812.5+2,449
Retail trade13,57910.29.014,41610.49.7-837
Education and training11,4418.68.710,0287.38.4+1,413
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers20,49415.313.020,86115.113.8-367
Hours worked
Full time67,76150.758.085,60161.963.1-17,840
Part time62,31946.640.348,50735.134.9+13,812
Bachelor or higher degree51,09338.238.441,31629.932.6+9,777
Advanced diploma or diploma16,16612.111.016,32711.811.2-161
Certificate level21,77716.321.325,54118.522.2-3,764
No qualifications40,89330.627.050,43336.531.1-9,540
Individual Income
Less than $50015,95911.911.5--------
$500 -$1,99995,36871.464.9--------
$2,000 or more20,75915.522.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8,2066.14.030,38522.015.9-22,179
Walked only2,0271.52.52,7862.03.9-759
Other Characteristics
Born overseas67,15150.333.971,30851.632.7-4,157
Speaks a language other than English at home81,42961.027.186,87562.926.2-5,446
Arrived between 2016 and August 20219,9077.46.1--------

City of Canterbury Bankstown

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