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Local workers - Key statistics - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

In the Gunnedah Shire 82.1% of the local workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) are males and 7.1% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Gunnedah Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the Gunnedah Shire in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers key statistics - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
Gunnedah Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. Administrative and Support Servicesnumber%. Administrative and Support Services2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)56100.0100.062100.0100.0-6
Males4682.139.55283.947.8-6
Females47.158.146.551.1--
Age structure
15 - 24 years47.17.869.719.6-2
25 - 54 years3460.765.93861.357.6-4
55 - 64 years1425.019.4711.320.7+7
65 years and over005.446.50-4
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2035.73.12540.33.3-5
Machinery operators and drivers1221.410.91422.66.5-2
Labourers1017.938.069.759.8+4
Hours worked
Full time4071.448.15283.953.3-12
Part time1628.648.1914.560.9+7
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree47.15.4003.3+4
Advanced diploma or diploma916.16.234.83.3+6
Certificate level2137.529.52540.326.1-4
No qualifications2035.745.72540.355.4-5
Individual Income
Less than $50058.927.9--00--
$500 -$1,7493257.171.3--00--
$1,750 or more47.10--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car4580.469.04267.778.3+3
Public Transport002.334.80-3
Bicycle000003.3--
Walked only000003.3--
Other Characteristics
Born overseas004.734.83.3-3
Speaks a language other than English at home002.3000--
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016000--00--

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