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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

3,507 people or 16.8% of Cessnock City's local labour force 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Cessnock City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers20,886100.0100.017,973100.0100.0+2,913
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,64117.414.53,27518.215.8+366
25 - 54 years13,72065.767.712,25868.268.9+1,462
55 - 64 years3,00814.414.42,13111.912.7+877
65 years and over5172.53.43091.72.6+208
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade2,39511.510.32,34213.011.1+53
Health care and social assistance2,26610.811.61,89110.510.5+375
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,97319.013.23,51119.5--+462
Machinery operators and drivers3,04414.66.42,39413.3--+650
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger15,59274.762.912,83571.462.3+2,757
Public transport1940.913.61580.912.3+36
Walked only4722.34.14882.74.4-16
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,73060.964.010,94660.964.6+1,784
Part time6,63131.729.95,73331.929.0+898
Bachelor or higher degree2,0269.727.91,5128.423.9+514
Advanced diploma or diploma1,4817.110.51,1546.49.6+327
Certificate level7,19334.422.25,72131.821.8+1,472
No qualifications9,19244.034.88,48047.238.8+712
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,86232.927.9--------
$600 to $1,2498,12338.939.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,47316.619.8--------
$2,000 or more 1,9709.411.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English4041.922.62871.620.0+117
Has broadband internet access at home16,20077.682.46,94738.753.5+9,253
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)8,28739.733.56,93638.632.6+1,351

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.