Cumberland City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

47,535 people or 55.3% of Cumberland 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Cumberland City20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)86,028100.0100.086,837100.0100.0-809
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,70414.813.812,95014.914.0-246
25 - 54 years60,36070.265.761,86671.266.6-1,506
55 - 64 years10,33512.015.39,99911.515.0+336
65 years and over2,6313.15.12,0212.34.3+610
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance12,53814.614.410,32711.912.5+2,211
Retail trade8,5379.99.08,74510.19.7-208
Professional, scientific and technical services6,9158.08.95,5806.48.1+1,335
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers12,03814.013.012,36714.213.8-329
Technicians and trades workers9,81211.411.913,37415.412.7-3,562
Hours worked
Full time45,76953.258.054,61362.963.1-8,844
Part time37,38343.540.329,36333.834.9+8,020
Bachelor or higher degree37,32443.438.428,74033.132.6+8,584
Advanced diploma or diploma10,21111.911.09,83111.311.2+380
Certificate level11,26113.121.313,56415.622.2-2,303
No qualifications24,63028.627.031,62536.431.1-6,995
Individual Income
Less than $5009,69011.311.5--------
$500 -$1,99962,48272.664.9--------
$2,000 or more12,82914.922.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport9,23810.74.022,31125.715.9-13,073
Walked only1,4921.72.51,7542.03.9-262
Other Characteristics
Born overseas56,61565.833.955,60164.032.7+1,014
Speaks a language other than English at home61,40571.427.161,26670.626.2+139
Arrived between 2016 and August 202115,21317.76.1--------

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