Hilltops Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Hilltops Council area 50.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 49.8% 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 Hilltops Council area 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 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Hilltops Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. NSWnumber%. NSW2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)7,460100.0100.06,959100.0100.0+501
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,09514.713.896713.914.0+128
25 - 54 years4,13355.465.84,01757.766.6+116
55 - 64 years1,49220.015.31,35019.415.0+142
65 years and over7359.95.16319.14.3+104
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,51120.22.01,52821.92.2-17
Health care and social assistance89412.014.480011.512.5+94
Retail trade78110.59.079911.59.7-18
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time4,45759.758.04,14959.663.1+308
Part time2,82437.940.32,63737.934.9+187
Bachelor or higher degree1,41218.938.41,11416.032.6+298
Advanced diploma or diploma74410.011.06709.611.1+74
Certificate level2,27430.521.22,09530.122.2+179
No qualifications2,81737.827.02,81840.531.1-1
Individual Income
Less than $5001,20316.111.5--00--
$500 -$1,9995,29371.064.9--00--
$2,000 or more84411.322.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport150.24.0200.316.0-5
Walked only3775.12.54055.83.9-28
Other Characteristics
Born overseas6358.534.14596.632.8+176
Speaks a language other than English at home3705.027.22223.226.4+148
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211321.86.2--00--

Hilltops Council area

economic profile