Central Coast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Central Coast Council area 46.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 53.8% 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 Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)116,787100.0100.0104,734100.0100.0+12,053
Age structure
15 - 24 years20,10917.213.817,53316.714.0+2,576
25 - 54 years70,63160.565.864,65861.766.6+5,973
55 - 64 years20,12317.215.318,08517.315.0+2,038
65 years and over5,9285.15.14,4584.34.3+1,470
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance24,00720.614.418,86818.012.5+5,139
Retail trade13,91311.99.013,56313.09.7+350
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers16,29914.010.613,84413.210.4+2,455
Clerical and administrative workers15,51013.313.014,33413.713.8+1,176
Hours worked
Full time56,78048.658.057,33654.763.1-556
Part time58,10049.740.345,47943.434.9+12,621
Bachelor or higher degree28,57524.538.421,54520.632.6+7,030
Advanced diploma or diploma13,63911.711.012,10711.611.1+1,532
Certificate level33,55128.721.230,22728.922.2+3,324
No qualifications38,38832.927.037,68736.031.1+701
Individual Income
Less than $50017,45514.911.5--00--
$500 -$1,99982,98171.164.9--00--
$2,000 or more15,24113.122.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,6551.44.02,8772.716.0-1,222
Walked only1,8051.52.52,1082.03.9-303
Other Characteristics
Born overseas20,55317.634.116,76316.032.8+3,790
Speaks a language other than English at home9,5548.227.26,9976.726.4+2,557
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,2111.96.2--00--

Central Coast NSW

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