Georges River Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

36,425 people or 52.4% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Georges River Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)69,531100.0100.063,506100.0100.0+6,025
Age structure
15 - 24 years9,59513.814.08,41113.214.5+1,184
25 - 54 years47,72068.666.644,66170.367.7+3,059
55 - 64 years9,65713.915.08,53213.414.4+1,125
65 years and over2,5633.74.31,8983.03.4+665
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance8,43212.112.56,91910.911.6+1,513
Retail trade7,04010.19.76,36610.010.3+674
Professional, scientific and technical services6,4339.38.15,6658.97.9+768
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,83915.613.811,36517.915.1-526
Hours worked
Full time43,24262.263.141,30465.064.0+1,938
Part time24,82135.734.920,66332.533.8+4,158
Bachelor or higher degree28,14840.532.622,52835.527.9+5,620
Advanced diploma or diploma8,27711.911.27,73012.210.5+547
Certificate level10,57615.222.210,51216.622.2+64
No qualifications20,51529.531.119,86331.334.8+652
Individual Income
Less than $50012,42417.917.1--------
$500 -$1,74942,92561.760.7--------
$1,750 or more13,17518.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport21,74831.315.917,22027.113.7+4,528
Walked only2,1973.23.91,8833.04.1+314
Other Characteristics
Born overseas36,68352.832.730,98948.830.0+5,694
Speaks a language other than English at home39,47356.826.232,84651.722.6+6,627
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166,93610.06.0--------

Georges River Council

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