Edward River Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,106 people or 29.3% of Edward River Council'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
Edward River Council20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)3,773100.0100.03,807100.0100.0-34
Age structure
15 - 24 years51413.613.853714.114.0-23
25 - 54 years2,05354.465.72,19357.666.6-140
55 - 64 years81121.515.378320.615.0+28
65 years and over40110.65.12947.74.3+107
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing66217.52.062816.52.1+34
Health care and social assistance58615.514.449813.012.5+88
Retail trade3348.99.03418.99.7-7
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers49513.110.641510.910.4+80
Hours worked
Full time2,31061.258.02,29860.463.1+12
Part time1,38836.840.31,42937.534.9-41
Bachelor or higher degree71719.038.462216.332.6+95
Advanced diploma or diploma38910.311.037910.011.2+10
Certificate level1,15430.621.31,15430.322.2--
No qualifications1,41737.627.01,49039.131.1-73
Individual Income
Less than $50061016.211.5--------
$500 -$1,9992,70371.664.9--------
$2,000 or more41411.022.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport40.
Walked only1674.42.52095.53.9-42
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2586.833.93308.732.7-72
Speaks a language other than English at home1293.427.11874.926.2-58
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021641.76.1--------

Edward River Council

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