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Resident workers - Key statistics

4,348 people or 20.1% of Cessnock City'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
Cessnock City20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)21,627100.0100.020,887100.0100.0+740
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,48216.114.03,64417.414.5-162
25 - 54 years14,02364.866.613,72465.767.7+299
55 - 64 years3,36115.515.03,01514.414.4+346
65 years and over7603.54.35052.43.4+255
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,60612.012.52,26610.911.6+340
Retail trade2,29110.69.72,39511.510.3-104
Accommodation and food services2,20510.27.12,0369.86.7+169
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,89018.012.73,97319.013.2-83
Machinery operators and drivers2,83813.16.13,04414.66.4-206
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,73658.963.112,72860.964.0+8
Part time8,46339.134.97,54236.133.8+921
Bachelor or higher degree2,42411.232.62,0269.727.9+398
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9248.911.21,4807.110.5+444
Certificate level8,17337.822.27,18934.422.2+984
No qualifications8,43939.031.19,19444.034.8-755
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,39720.317.1--------
$500 -$1,74913,57762.860.7--------
$1,750 or more3,28715.220.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1910.915.91960.913.7-5
Walked only3891.83.94752.34.1-86
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,5917.432.71,5367.430.0+55
Speaks a language other than English at home4882.326.24011.922.6+87
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161530.76.0--------

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