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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Coffs Harbour City 47.8% of the local workers are males and 52.2% are female.

The local workers are 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 worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Coffs Harbour City in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Coffs Harbour City20162011Change
NameNumber%Australia %Number%Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)28,883100.0100.027,276100.0100.0+1,607
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,27614.814.34,17015.315.3+106
25 - 54 years17,77661.566.517,50064.267.1+276
55 - 64 years5,57319.315.04,83217.714.3+741
65 years and over1,2654.44.27752.83.2+490
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,24918.212.64,54116.611.6+708
Retail trade3,78013.19.93,94114.410.5-161
Accommodation and food services2,8659.96.92,83310.46.5+32
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers4,01713.913.64,09115.014.7-74
Community and personal service workers3,72712.910.83,33612.29.7+391
Hours worked--------------
Full time15,69054.362.014,88554.662.3+805
Part time12,67943.936.111,81343.333.8+866
Bachelor or higher degree6,27621.730.25,19119.025.9+1,085
Advanced diploma or diploma3,45011.911.02,6669.810.0+784
Certificate level8,48629.423.37,80828.622.6+678
No qualifications9,82234.032.710,37538.037.4-553
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5006,15221.317.7--------
$500 -$1,74919,20666.561.5--------
$1,750 or more3,11010.819.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1620.611.41720.610.3-10
Walked only7952.83.59443.53.7-149
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,49215.630.33,68713.527.7+805
Speaks a language other than English at home2,3838.321.11,4905.517.7+893
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168022.85.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.