Georges River Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Georges River Council area 44.5% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 55.6% 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 Georges River Council area 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
Georges River Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)43,393100.0100.042,550100.0100.0+843
Age structure
15 - 24 years5,58412.913.85,95114.014.0-367
25 - 54 years27,90264.365.828,02965.966.6-127
55 - 64 years7,50817.315.36,62215.615.0+886
65 years and over2,4065.55.11,9464.64.3+460
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance12,35228.514.410,06423.712.5+2,288
Education and training4,0039.28.73,7348.88.3+269
Retail trade3,6728.59.03,9269.29.7-254
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,57415.113.06,62015.613.8-46
Community and personal service workers5,20112.010.65,10712.010.4+94
Hours worked
Full time21,51649.658.024,38657.363.1-2,870
Part time21,12048.740.317,28440.634.9+3,836
Bachelor or higher degree19,25144.438.416,02537.732.6+3,226
Advanced diploma or diploma5,47512.611.05,26112.411.1+214
Certificate level7,02016.221.27,41217.422.2-392
No qualifications10,53624.327.012,52229.431.1-1,986
Individual Income
Less than $5005,43112.511.5--00--
$500 -$1,99929,47667.964.9--00--
$2,000 or more8,09218.622.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,1945.14.05,55213.016.0-3,358
Walked only1,8474.32.52,5085.93.9-661
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,99743.834.118,32843.132.8+669
Speaks a language other than English at home19,50044.927.219,22245.226.4+278
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,8046.56.2--00--

Georges River Council

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