Coffs Harbour City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

9,763 people or 33.0% of Coffs Harbour City'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

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Coffs Harbour City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)29,621100.0100.027,995100.0100.0+1,626
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,28314.514.04,24715.214.5+36
25 - 54 years18,37262.066.617,92964.067.7+443
55 - 64 years5,64819.115.04,99617.814.4+652
65 years and over1,3244.54.38172.93.4+507
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,01616.912.54,28615.311.6+730
Retail trade3,63112.39.73,85913.810.3-228
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers4,00413.512.73,96214.213.2+42
Clerical and administrative workers3,86313.013.83,97214.215.1-109
Hours worked
Full time16,31755.163.115,44655.264.0+871
Part time12,77343.134.911,96742.733.8+806
Bachelor or higher degree6,32821.432.65,13418.327.9+1,194
Advanced diploma or diploma3,43511.611.22,6859.610.5+750
Certificate level8,98730.322.28,24829.522.2+739
No qualifications10,01833.831.110,65638.134.8-638
Individual Income
Less than $5006,22521.017.1--------
$500 -$1,74919,51165.960.7--------
$1,750 or more3,44811.620.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2230.815.92170.813.7+6
Walked only8612.93.99983.64.1-137
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,58915.532.73,78113.530.0+808
Speaks a language other than English at home2,4498.326.21,5125.422.6+937
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168352.86.0--------

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