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Hilltops Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,839 people or 24.3% of the Hilltops Council area's resident workers 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
Hilltops Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2011 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--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).