Edward River Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Edward River Council 48.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.8% 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 Edward River Council 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
Edward River Council20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)3,673100.0100.03,691100.0100.0-18
Age structure
15 - 24 years49413.413.850213.614.0-8
25 - 54 years2,00254.565.82,11357.266.6-111
55 - 64 years78221.315.378421.215.0-2
65 years and over39210.75.12907.94.3+102
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance62416.914.453914.612.5+85
Agriculture, forestry and fishing59016.02.052014.12.2+70
Retail trade3479.49.03599.79.7-12
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers49713.510.643611.810.4+61
Hours worked
Full time2,20260.058.02,21660.063.1-14
Part time1,38437.740.31,40338.034.9-19
Bachelor or higher degree74020.138.466217.932.6+78
Advanced diploma or diploma38810.611.038710.511.1+1
Certificate level1,10930.221.21,11230.122.2-3
No qualifications1,32236.027.01,37637.331.1-54
Individual Income
Less than $50060116.411.5--00--
$500 -$1,9992,61571.264.9--00--
$2,000 or more39110.622.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport60.
Walked only1624.42.51965.33.9-34
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2607.134.13218.732.8-61
Speaks a language other than English at home1353.727.21845.026.4-49
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021752.06.2--00--

Edward River Council

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