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Hilltops Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Hilltops Council area 52.0% of the local workers are males and 48.1% are female.

The local workers are 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 worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

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, Hilltops Council area 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.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Hilltops Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)6,959100.0100.06,940100.0100.0+19
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years96713.914.095013.714.5+17
25 - 54 years4,01757.766.64,22860.967.7-211
55 - 64 years1,35019.415.01,28418.514.4+66
65 years and over6319.14.34746.83.5+157
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,52821.92.21,45120.92.2+77
Health care and social assistance80011.512.576611.111.6+34
Retail trade79911.59.793713.510.4-138
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers89312.812.795313.713.2-60
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,14959.663.14,24461.262.9-95
Part time2,63737.934.92,53236.533.1+105
Bachelor or higher degree1,11416.032.696613.927.9+148
Advanced diploma or diploma6709.611.15818.410.5+89
Certificate level2,09530.122.21,94428.022.2+151
No qualifications2,81840.531.13,09244.634.9-274
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,51821.817.2--------
$500 -$1,7494,54665.360.8--------
$1,750 or more74910.820.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport200.316.0280.413.8-8
Walked only4055.83.94236.14.1-18
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4596.632.84226.130.1+37
Speaks a language other than English at home2223.226.41362.022.8+86
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016630.96.0--------

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