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Gunnedah Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

103 people or 56.0% of the Gunnedah Shire's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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)184100.0100.0166100.0100.0+18
Males7641.354.77746.454.9-1
Females10959.245.39356.045.1+16
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2010.98.62615.79.6-6
25 - 54 years11964.774.211166.973.6+8
55 - 64 years3317.912.42313.912.9+10
65 years and over116.04.842.43.8+7
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8043.556.37645.853.7+4
Clerical and administrative workers5831.518.05633.721.0+2
Technicians and trades workers1910.37.92213.38.4-3
Hours worked--------------
Full time13573.472.911368.172.0+22
Part time5932.126.45432.527.2+5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8646.761.26639.855.4+20
Advanced diploma or diploma179.211.3127.212.0+5
Certificate level3720.110.14225.311.1-5
No qualifications4122.315.14627.718.2-5
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002714.79.4--------
$500 -$1,74911663.052.9--------
$1,750 or more4122.336.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car14277.239.612474.744.9+18
Public Transport00.033.900.028.10
Bicycle00.01.100.01.20
Walked only52.74.5106.04.8-5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1910.340.71810.836.9+1
Speaks a language other than English at home116.029.542.424.3+7
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201684.39.3--------

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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