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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,243 people or 20.0% of Griffith City's local resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Griffith City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers11,214100.0100.011,069100.0100.0+145
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,85416.514.51,99718.015.8-143
25 - 54 years7,22664.467.77,31666.168.9-90
55 - 64 years1,62714.514.41,28211.612.7+345
65 years and over5074.53.44744.32.6+33
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,55413.910.31,49213.511.1+62
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,32411.82.21,47413.32.7-150
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,56113.913.21,57514.2---14
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger8,52276.062.98,11373.362.3+409
Public transport280.213.6720.712.3-44
Walked only4714.24.14914.44.4-20
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,13563.664.07,29365.964.6-158
Part time3,30629.529.92,99127.029.0+315
Bachelor or higher degree1,47713.227.91,31311.923.9+164
Advanced diploma or diploma7666.810.56145.59.6+152
Certificate level3,07227.422.22,79825.321.8+274
No qualifications5,28647.134.85,60550.638.8-319
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,94635.227.9--------
$600 to $1,2495,13045.739.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,44412.919.8--------
$2,000 or more 4564.111.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,16519.322.61,94917.620.0+216
Has broadband internet access at home8,38074.782.44,27338.653.5+4,107
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,01635.833.53,82734.632.6+189

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.