Georges River Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

42,075 people or 59.7% of Georges River Council area'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
Georges River Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)70,462100.0100.069,531100.0100.0+931
Age structure
15 - 24 years9,90514.113.89,59513.814.0+310
25 - 54 years46,75566.465.747,72068.666.6-965
55 - 64 years10,75515.315.39,65713.915.0+1,098
65 years and over3,0434.35.12,5633.74.3+480
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,56115.014.48,43212.112.5+2,129
Professional, scientific and technical services7,07910.08.96,4339.38.1+646
Retail trade6,9369.89.07,04010.19.7-104
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,50814.913.010,83915.613.8-331
Hours worked
Full time37,77053.658.043,24262.263.1-5,472
Part time31,36044.540.324,82135.734.9+6,539
Bachelor or higher degree33,46047.538.428,14840.532.6+5,312
Advanced diploma or diploma8,61512.211.08,27711.911.2+338
Certificate level9,79013.921.310,57615.222.2-786
No qualifications16,80623.927.020,51529.531.1-3,709
Individual Income
Less than $5007,72911.011.5--------
$500 -$1,99947,08766.864.9--------
$2,000 or more15,01221.322.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport7,19610.24.021,74831.315.9-14,552
Walked only1,6912.42.52,1973.23.9-506
Other Characteristics
Born overseas36,85652.333.936,68352.832.7+173
Speaks a language other than English at home39,68956.327.139,47356.826.2+216
Arrived between 2016 and August 20217,93311.36.1--------

Georges River Council

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