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Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,310 people or 24.4% of the Gunnedah Shire'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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Gunnedah Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Administrative and Support Servicesnumber%. % Administrative and Support Services2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)5,378100.0100.05,225100.0100.0+153
Males2,94854.839.42,90655.649.5+42
Females2,43245.261.32,32044.449.5+112
Age structure
15 - 24 years76814.34.983416.016.2-66
25 - 54 years3,28861.164.83,21261.560.4+76
55 - 64 years99418.519.791217.522.5+82
65 years and over3356.28.52765.3--+59
Top three occupations
Managers90816.93.51,00619.33.6-98
Machinery operators and drivers78114.59.965012.47.2+131
Technicians and trades workers72713.56.366312.77.2+64
Hours worked
Full time3,47064.550.73,33263.850.5+138
Part time1,78933.347.21,77333.952.3+16
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree82815.44.964612.44.5+182
Advanced diploma or diploma4829.06.33737.18.1+109
Certificate level1,69231.533.11,52429.227.9+168
No qualifications2,13539.750.02,43346.656.8-298
Individual Income
Less than $5001,09420.326.8--------
$500 -$1,7493,18859.367.6--------
$1,750 or more96718.00--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car3,84571.565.53,60769.070.3+238
Public Transport1132.19.2200.4--+93
Bicycle140.30140.32.7--
Walked only2113.902745.22.7-63
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3236.05.62434.77.2+80
Speaks a language other than English at home1562.93.5881.7--+68
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016671.20--------

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