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Central Coast Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,236 people or 25.3% of the Central Coast Council area's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Central Coast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)8,835100.0100.08,922100.0100.0-87
Males4,53651.351.04,75253.352.0-216
Females4,30048.749.04,17346.848.0+127
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,28114.514.21,27314.315.0+8
25 - 54 years5,33860.462.85,90166.165.4-563
55 - 64 years1,80720.518.31,46616.416.3+341
65 years and over4104.64.72833.23.3+127
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,25513.713.71,04611.511.7+209
Retail trade98510.710.599811.011.1-13
Education and training8128.99.08098.98.8+3
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,42916.214.01,51917.014.8-90
Professionals1,38915.718.81,36315.318.5+26
Labourers1,17313.311.61,17013.111.3+3
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,92355.756.25,22158.558.2-298
Part time3,76142.642.03,53739.639.9+224
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,43016.222.61,23813.919.8+192
Advanced diploma or diploma8069.19.27168.08.2+90
Certificate level2,95333.428.12,81931.626.4+134
No qualifications3,38438.337.13,79742.641.5-413
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,90421.620.3--------
$500 -$1,7495,81765.865.8--------
$1,750 or more98511.112.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,62074.971.16,55773.569.9+63
Public Transport730.83.0911.03.1-18
Bicycle330.40.8300.30.6+3
Walked only2342.64.82833.25.0-49
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas6717.611.97037.911.5-32
Speaks a language other than English at home1461.75.11201.34.0+26
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016600.71.8--------

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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