Clarence Valley Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,502 people or 27.8% 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Clarence Valley Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)19,770100.0100.017,563100.0100.0+2,207
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,78314.113.82,32013.214.0+463
25 - 54 years11,22956.865.710,22458.266.6+1,005
55 - 64 years4,30521.815.33,90322.215.0+402
65 years and over1,4657.45.11,1296.44.3+336
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance3,29716.714.42,71015.412.5+587
Retail trade2,09810.69.02,06211.79.7+36
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers3,06115.510.62,42413.810.4+637
Technicians and trades workers2,71313.711.92,49714.212.7+216
Hours worked
Full time10,60153.658.09,43353.763.1+1,168
Part time8,72644.140.37,73344.034.9+993
Bachelor or higher degree3,55118.038.42,78615.932.6+765
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9519.911.01,6939.611.2+258
Certificate level6,94035.121.35,99634.122.2+944
No qualifications6,76834.227.06,38636.431.1+382
Individual Income
Less than $5003,35817.011.5--------
$500 -$1,99914,17071.764.9--------
$2,000 or more2,01710.222.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1150.64.0950.515.9+20
Walked only7623.92.57814.43.9-19
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,7178.733.91,4008.032.7+317
Speaks a language other than English at home7133.627.14662.726.2+247
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211911.06.1--------

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