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Local workers - Key statistics - Health Care and Social Assistance

In the Gunnedah Shire 14.8% of the local workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) are males and 85.6% 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 - Health Care and Social Assistance
Gunnedah Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. Administrative and Support Servicesnumber%. Administrative and Support Services2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)507100.0100.0456100.0100.0+51
Males7514.839.55311.647.8+22
Females43485.658.140087.751.1+34
Age structure
15 - 24 years5611.07.8429.219.6+14
25 - 54 years31562.165.932270.657.6-7
55 - 64 years12224.119.48318.220.7+39
65 years and over193.75.471.50+12
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers20941.210.121547.10-6
Professionals14328.24.712727.915.2+16
Clerical and administrative workers5510.821.7408.813.0+15
Hours worked
Full time23646.548.120945.853.3+27
Part time26151.548.123852.260.9+23
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree12725.05.48218.03.3+45
Advanced diploma or diploma10921.56.26213.63.3+47
Certificate level13226.029.514531.826.1-13
No qualifications11222.145.713228.955.4-20
Individual Income
Less than $50010520.727.9--00--
$500 -$1,74933165.371.3--00--
$1,750 or more509.90--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car38275.369.033974.378.3+43
Public Transport30.62.330.70--
Bicycle00030.73.3-3
Walked only173.40132.93.3+4
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5110.14.7327.03.3+19
Speaks a language other than English at home234.52.3153.30+8
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201671.40--00--

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