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Central Coast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics

In the Central Coast Council area 49.3% of the local workers are males and 50.7% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the Central Coast Council area vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. The Central Coast Council area currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of economy.id, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that the Central Coast Council area subscribe to the FULL version of economy.id.

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Central Coast Council area2016
NameNumber%Tasmania %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)5,724100.0100.0
Males2,82249.350.9
Females2,90350.749.1
Age structure------
15 - 24 years86815.214.2
25 - 54 years3,39159.262.8
55 - 64 years1,16820.418.3
65 years and over3045.34.7
Top three industries------
Retail trade71111.910.6
Health care and social assistance69211.613.8
Manufacturing5779.76.6
Top three occupations------
Labourers90615.811.7
Technicians and trades workers88115.413.9
Managers78013.612.2
Hours worked------
Full time3,00152.456.2
Part time2,59845.442.1
Qualifications------
Bachelor or higher degree78913.822.6
Advanced diploma or diploma5058.89.2
Certificate level1,83532.128.0
No qualifications2,39841.937.2
Individual Income------
Less than $5001,47725.820.4
$500 -$1,7493,65763.965.9
$1,750 or more5018.812.3
Method of Travel to Work------
Car4,14372.471.3
Public Transport290.52.9
Bicycle270.50.8
Walked only2033.54.8
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas4758.311.9
Speaks a language other than English at home1482.65.2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016561.01.8

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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