Fairfield City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

21,314 people or 29.6% of Fairfield City'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Fairfield City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)71,895100.0100.068,610100.0100.0+3,285
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,12516.914.011,30316.514.5+822
25 - 54 years47,02965.466.646,90068.467.7+129
55 - 64 years10,74915.015.09,07013.214.4+1,679
65 years and over2,0012.84.31,3351.93.4+666
Top three industries
Retail trade7,89011.09.77,92311.510.3-33
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers10,76515.012.710,85215.813.2-87
Clerical and administrative workers10,08114.013.810,42715.215.1-346
Hours worked
Full time45,23162.963.144,62165.064.0+610
Part time24,27433.834.921,07130.733.8+3,203
Bachelor or higher degree13,77319.232.610,74815.727.9+3,025
Advanced diploma or diploma7,54110.511.26,4509.410.5+1,091
Certificate level14,00419.522.213,17319.222.2+831
No qualifications34,17047.531.134,23549.934.8-65
Individual Income
Less than $50014,90620.717.1--------
$500 -$1,74949,73569.260.7--------
$1,750 or more6,0018.320.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport10,63014.815.99,42713.713.7+1,203
Walked only1,2011.73.91,1881.74.1+13
Other Characteristics
Born overseas42,58859.232.741,42160.430.0+1,167
Speaks a language other than English at home51,59171.826.247,90769.822.6+3,684
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164,0585.66.0--------

Fairfield City

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