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Gunnedah Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

13 people or 18.6% of the Gunnedah Shire's resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) 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)70100.0100.064100.0100.0+6
Males2941.450.32335.950.1+6
Females3550.049.73960.949.9-4
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years912.911.21625.014.0-7
25 - 54 years4158.668.43757.866.3+4
55 - 64 years912.914.0914.114.40
65 years and over57.16.434.75.2+2
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers2535.742.43859.441.7-13
Clerical and administrative workers1825.719.61625.021.7+2
Professionals710.012.569.410.6+1
Hours worked--------------
Full time4970.072.24671.970.5+3
Part time1927.127.01421.928.3+5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree912.929.069.421.7+3
Advanced diploma or diploma45.715.91320.316.1-9
Certificate level2535.725.4914.124.4+16
No qualifications2738.626.12843.731.6-1
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500912.910.6--------
$500 -$1,7494361.462.8--------
$1,750 or more710.025.4--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5375.765.64773.467.5+6
Public Transport00.015.900.012.40
Bicycle00.00.400.00.40
Walked only00.02.934.73.3-3
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas34.329.934.725.00
Speaks a language other than English at home00.024.900.019.00
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.04.1--------

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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