Coffs Harbour City

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Coffs Harbour City 47.3% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.7% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Coffs Harbour City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Coffs Harbour City20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)32,693100.0100.028,883100.0100.0+3,810
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,80514.713.84,27614.814.0+529
25 - 54 years19,98261.165.817,77661.566.6+2,206
55 - 64 years6,04018.515.35,57319.315.0+467
65 years and over1,8655.75.11,2654.44.3+600
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance6,69420.514.45,24918.212.5+1,445
Retail trade3,80211.69.03,78013.19.7+22
Education and training3,0529.38.72,6479.28.3+405
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers4,71614.410.63,72712.910.4+989
Clerical and administrative workers4,20612.913.04,01713.913.8+189
Hours worked
Full time17,10352.358.015,69054.363.1+1,413
Part time14,96745.840.312,67943.934.9+2,288
Bachelor or higher degree8,23025.238.46,27621.732.6+1,954
Advanced diploma or diploma3,74211.411.03,45011.911.1+292
Certificate level9,60129.421.28,48629.422.2+1,115
No qualifications10,26031.427.09,82234.031.1+438
Individual Income
Less than $5005,07215.511.5--00--
$500 -$1,99923,53872.064.9--00--
$2,000 or more3,71311.422.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2480.84.01620.616.0+86
Walked only7502.32.57952.83.9-45
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,73617.534.14,49215.632.8+1,244
Speaks a language other than English at home3,32210.227.22,3838.326.4+939
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,2273.86.2--00--

City of Coffs Harbour

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