Hornsby Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

42,104 people or 59.5% of Hornsby Shire'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
Hornsby Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)70,792100.0100.069,149100.0100.0+1,643
Age structure
15 - 24 years9,81513.914.09,77214.114.5+43
25 - 54 years45,90664.866.645,64666.067.7+260
55 - 64 years11,57816.415.010,85815.714.4+720
65 years and over3,4904.94.32,8704.23.4+620
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance9,54913.512.58,93312.911.6+616
Professional, scientific and technical services9,05512.88.18,81712.77.9+238
Education and training7,61110.78.47,04210.27.9+569
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,36314.613.811,04616.015.1-683
Hours worked
Full time44,92963.563.143,71363.264.0+1,216
Part time24,90035.234.924,31635.233.8+584
Bachelor or higher degree33,91547.932.628,99841.927.9+4,917
Advanced diploma or diploma8,18911.611.28,52912.310.5-340
Certificate level10,45614.822.211,05416.022.2-598
No qualifications16,49523.331.118,04626.134.8-1,551
Individual Income
Less than $50012,00017.017.1--------
$500 -$1,74936,71151.960.7--------
$1,750 or more21,16329.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport19,25627.215.916,00423.113.7+3,252
Walked only1,9092.73.91,9932.94.1-84
Other Characteristics
Born overseas31,03243.832.727,60939.930.0+3,423
Speaks a language other than English at home23,07032.626.218,45826.722.6+4,612
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,8915.56.0--------

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