Cumberland Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

38,571 people or 44.4% of the Cumberland 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Cumberland Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)86,837100.0100.075,772100.0100.0+11,065
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,95014.914.011,65515.414.5+1,295
25 - 54 years61,86671.266.653,90971.167.7+7,957
55 - 64 years9,99911.515.08,73511.514.4+1,264
65 years and over2,0212.34.31,4701.93.4+551
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,32711.912.58,13910.711.6+2,188
Retail trade8,74510.19.78,03110.610.3+714
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers13,37415.412.711,50615.213.2+1,868
Clerical and administrative workers12,36714.213.812,77116.915.1-404
Hours worked
Full time54,61362.963.149,30065.164.0+5,313
Part time29,36333.834.923,77031.433.8+5,593
Bachelor or higher degree28,74033.132.621,05427.827.9+7,686
Advanced diploma or diploma9,83111.311.28,46411.210.5+1,367
Certificate level13,56415.622.213,28817.522.2+276
No qualifications31,62536.431.128,87038.134.8+2,755
Individual Income
Less than $50016,93919.517.1--------
$500 -$1,74958,25967.160.7--------
$1,750 or more10,23811.820.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport22,31125.715.917,85923.613.7+4,452
Walked only1,7542.03.91,8372.44.1-83
Other Characteristics
Born overseas55,60164.032.744,41958.630.0+11,182
Speaks a language other than English at home61,26670.626.248,33563.822.6+12,931
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201612,66314.66.0--------

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