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Gunnedah Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

32 people or 7.5% of the Gunnedah Shire's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Gunnedah Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)427100.0100.0515100.0100.0-88
Males15636.543.719938.643.0-43
Females27764.956.331761.657.0-40
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11827.628.416632.229.2-48
25 - 54 years24156.456.427252.856.8-31
55 - 64 years6114.311.86913.411.3-8
65 years and over174.03.4112.12.7+6
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers22051.553.527152.651.8-51
Managers6314.815.97514.617.3-12
Labourers4711.07.45510.76.9-8
Hours worked--------------
Full time19545.747.722744.148.5-32
Part time22853.451.227854.049.8-50
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree153.517.7173.313.2-2
Advanced diploma or diploma174.08.7173.37.60
Certificate level10925.519.010921.218.30
No qualifications26461.852.034967.856.3-85
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50016338.234.0--------
$500 -$1,74924757.857.3--------
$1,750 or more163.77.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car34079.664.736871.564.1-28
Public Transport00.012.430.610.5-3
Bicycle40.90.530.60.6+1
Walked only255.94.7367.05.1-11
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas153.528.5173.325.9-2
Speaks a language other than English at home81.926.481.622.90
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.05.5--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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