Hilltops Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,839 people or 24.3% of the Hilltops Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Hilltops Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % NSWnumber%. % NSW2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)7,562100.0100.07,498100.0100.0+64
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,04213.814.01,01213.514.5+30
25 - 54 years4,42858.666.64,61661.667.7-188
55 - 64 years1,44519.115.01,37518.314.4+70
65 years and over6498.64.34946.63.4+155
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,56820.72.11,57220.92.2-4
Health care and social assistance82310.912.580510.711.6+18
Retail trade82210.99.794612.610.3-124
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,05814.012.71,08814.513.2-30
Hours worked
Full time4,55060.263.14,61561.564.0-65
Part time2,81737.334.92,70336.033.8+114
Bachelor or higher degree1,13715.032.698113.127.9+156
Advanced diploma or diploma7029.311.26158.210.5+87
Certificate level2,36431.322.22,14428.622.2+220
No qualifications3,05740.431.13,35244.734.8-295
Individual Income
Less than $5001,61621.417.1--------
$500 -$1,7494,98565.960.7--------
$1,750 or more81710.820.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport260.315.9370.513.7-11
Walked only4165.53.94465.94.1-30
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4846.432.74646.230.0+20
Speaks a language other than English at home2273.026.21622.222.6+65
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016731.06.0--------

Hilltops Council area

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