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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

1,598 people or 21.3% of the Hilltops Council area's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Hilltops Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers7,508100.0100.07,486100.0100.0+22
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,01313.515.41,11314.916.1-100
25 - 54 years4,60861.464.04,76263.667.0-154
55 - 64 years1,37218.316.51,19716.013.8+175
65 years and over5156.94.14145.53.2+101
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,57220.95.81,73723.27.0-165
Retail trade94612.611.493512.512.3+11
Health care and social assistance80410.713.07199.611.5+85
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,08714.515.21,02413.715.4+63
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger4,99066.571.24,68162.568.4+309
Public transport380.51.8340.51.7+4
Walked only4455.94.15717.64.7-126
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,60361.360.44,75763.560.8-154
Part time2,40532.033.02,18629.232.4+219
Bachelor or higher degree98513.117.883311.115.4+152
Advanced diploma or diploma6138.29.15307.18.2+83
Certificate level2,14328.529.01,91725.627.0+226
No qualifications3,35444.739.43,69649.443.4-342
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,88938.533.5--------
$600 to $1,2493,20142.640.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 94912.617.3--------
$2,000 or more 3324.46.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1562.14.91271.74.2+29
Has broadband internet access at home5,39371.878.42,31630.940.7+3,077
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,73336.436.42,70036.136.1+33

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.