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Gunnedah Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

263 people or 47.9% of the Gunnedah Shire's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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)549100.0100.0494100.0100.0+55
Males6511.822.35611.321.7+9
Females48488.277.743287.478.3+52
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years468.49.0469.39.20
25 - 54 years35865.267.035471.769.0+4
55 - 64 years12923.519.38517.218.3+44
65 years and over234.24.7142.83.5+9
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers21739.530.822545.529.8-8
Professionals17732.240.515030.440.5+27
Clerical and administrative workers5610.213.8397.914.5+17
Hours worked--------------
Full time24845.251.822946.451.6+19
Part time28652.147.225551.647.0+31
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree14125.745.08417.039.6+57
Advanced diploma or diploma12222.215.36613.414.1+56
Certificate level13925.319.315832.019.1-19
No qualifications11821.517.314028.321.5-22
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50011621.114.4--------
$500 -$1,74937367.967.9--------
$1,750 or more458.216.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car42176.768.536774.368.2+54
Public Transport50.910.130.68.8+2
Bicycle00.00.530.60.6-3
Walked only173.13.9112.24.2+6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas488.735.8377.532.6+11
Speaks a language other than English at home234.227.3122.422.8+11
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201650.95.5--------

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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