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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Dungog Shire 48.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.5% 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 Dungog Shire 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 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Dungog Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,412100.0100.02,155100.0100.0+257
Age structure
15 - 24 years30612.713.827212.614.0+34
25 - 54 years1,27953.065.81,13352.666.6+146
55 - 64 years53022.015.349923.215.0+31
65 years and over29112.15.124911.64.3+42
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing41016.92.040518.72.2+5
Education and training31112.88.726912.48.3+42
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time1,21150.258.01,11951.963.1+92
Part time1,14747.640.398845.834.9+159
Bachelor or higher degree51821.538.442119.532.6+97
Advanced diploma or diploma25410.511.021510.011.1+39
Certificate level77932.321.263229.322.2+147
No qualifications79232.827.082538.331.1-33
Individual Income
Less than $50048520.111.5--00--
$500 -$1,9991,61266.864.9--00--
$2,000 or more28912.022.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport60.24.00016.0+6
Walked only1144.72.51316.13.9-17
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1666.934.11275.932.8+39
Speaks a language other than English at home692.927.2371.726.4+32
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021150.66.2--00--

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