Clarence Valley Council

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Clarence Valley Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

4,479 people or 25.5% of Clarence Valley Council area's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Clarence Valley Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)17,563100.0100.017,761100.0100.0-198
Males9,04251.552.69,31052.453.4-268
Females8,52148.547.48,45047.646.6+71
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,32013.214.02,51714.214.5-197
25 - 54 years10,22458.266.611,03262.167.7-808
55 - 64 years3,90322.215.03,47019.514.4+433
65 years and over1,1296.44.37414.23.4+388
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,71015.412.52,47313.911.6+237
Retail trade2,06211.79.72,35713.310.3-295
Accommodation and food services1,6209.27.11,5608.86.7+60
Top three occupations
Professionals2,70315.423.62,56414.422.7+139
Technicians and trades workers2,49714.212.72,50814.113.2-11
Community and personal service workers2,42413.810.42,35513.39.5+69
Hours worked
Full time9,43353.763.19,76055.064.0-327
Part time7,73344.034.97,58242.733.8+151
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree2,78615.932.62,38213.427.9+404
Advanced diploma or diploma1,6939.611.21,3647.710.5+329
Certificate level5,99634.122.25,64131.822.2+355
No qualifications6,38636.431.17,47542.134.8-1,089
Individual Income
Less than $5004,25224.217.1--------
$500 -$1,74911,32464.560.7--------
$1,750 or more1,6979.720.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car12,56671.562.112,10468.162.6+462
Public Transport950.515.91280.713.7-33
Bicycle1891.10.72631.50.7-74
Walked only7814.43.99195.24.1-138
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,4008.032.71,3317.530.0+69
Speaks a language other than English at home4662.726.23502.022.6+116
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161410.86.0--------

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