Cumberland Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Cumberland Council area 60.3% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 39.7% 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 the Cumberland Council area 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 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, the Cumberland Council area 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.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Cumberland Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)70,670100.0100.065,502100.0100.0+5,168
Males42,60760.352.639,97661.053.3+2,631
Females28,06039.747.425,52439.046.7+2,536
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,77412.414.07,93912.114.5+835
25 - 54 years48,79569.066.645,99070.267.7+2,805
55 - 64 years10,62115.015.09,65114.714.4+970
65 years and over2,4843.54.31,9062.93.5+578
Top three industries
Manufacturing9,81613.95.913,43220.58.5-3,616
Retail trade7,72410.99.77,01910.710.4+705
Transport, postal and warehousing6,7139.54.76,61110.15.0+102
Top three occupations
Professionals11,08215.723.610,27815.722.7+804
Clerical and administrative workers10,16914.413.810,26215.715.0-93
Technicians and trades workers10,05114.212.79,79114.913.2+260
Hours worked
Full time48,13068.163.145,49169.462.9+2,639
Part time20,71029.334.918,01027.533.1+2,700
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree19,00226.932.615,12523.127.9+3,877
Advanced diploma or diploma7,98111.311.16,75710.310.5+1,224
Certificate level14,67020.822.214,24221.722.2+428
No qualifications26,65937.731.126,07139.834.9+588
Individual Income
Less than $50011,02015.617.2--00--
$500 -$1,74948,29568.360.8--00--
$1,750 or more10,20714.420.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car53,55875.861.949,55375.762.5+4,005
Public Transport6,0558.616.05,0677.713.8+988
Bicycle1710.20.71950.30.7-24
Walked only1,5182.13.91,5302.34.1-12
Other Characteristics
Born overseas37,20152.632.831,42148.030.1+5,780
Speaks a language other than English at home38,04153.826.430,33646.322.8+7,705
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,8268.26.0--00--

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