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Local workers - Key statistics - Education and Training

In the Cumberland Council area 24.5% of the local workers are males and 75.5% 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 the Cumberland Council area 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, 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.

Local workers key statistics - Education and Training
Cumberland Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,182100.0100.04,917100.0100.0+265
Males1,27124.529.01,35627.630.5-85
Females3,91475.571.03,55872.469.5+356
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4949.59.53396.98.2+155
25 - 54 years3,52668.066.43,45470.268.6+72
55 - 64 years90917.519.594319.219.8-34
65 years and over2414.74.71823.73.4+59
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,34364.560.93,35568.264.0-12
Community and personal service workers73014.114.753710.912.2+193
Clerical and administrative workers4809.311.04629.411.2+18
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,07859.455.32,80957.154.6+269
Part time2,05839.743.82,04641.643.7+12
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,40865.863.63,25466.261.8+154
Advanced diploma or diploma4598.910.44479.111.3+12
Certificate level54410.510.64809.89.9+64
No qualifications64812.513.556311.514.2+85
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50070413.615.5--------
$500 -$1,7493,24562.658.3--------
$1,750 or more1,17422.725.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car4,03577.969.83,81377.571.1+222
Public Transport4117.911.53817.79.3+30
Bicycle100.20.9150.31.0-5
Walked only1162.24.11112.34.2+5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,75733.924.21,51030.722.5+247
Speaks a language other than English at home2,06539.818.21,47830.114.7+587
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161492.93.3--------

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

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