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Hornsby Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

43,451 people or 55.3% of the Hornsby Shire's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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
Hornsby Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers78,541100.0100.076,024100.0100.0+2,517
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11,13414.214.512,01915.815.8-885
25 - 54 years51,83366.067.750,71466.768.9+1,119
55 - 64 years12,34515.714.411,08114.612.7+1,264
65 years and over3,2294.13.42,2102.92.6+1,019
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance10,10612.911.69,04011.910.5+1,066
Professional, scientific and technical services10,07612.87.99,13612.07.3+940
Education and training8,05310.37.97,4569.87.6+597
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers12,59216.015.112,62116.6---29
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger43,20955.062.943,32057.062.3-111
Public transport18,48623.513.615,04619.812.3+3,440
Walked only2,2042.84.12,2553.04.4-51
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,74363.364.048,67564.064.6+1,068
Part time24,87931.729.923,27030.629.0+1,609
Bachelor or higher degree33,87243.127.928,56137.623.9+5,311
Advanced diploma or diploma9,57912.210.59,29612.29.6+283
Certificate level12,06115.422.212,40416.321.8-343
No qualifications20,21525.734.822,06029.038.8-1,845
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59919,90525.327.9--------
$600 to $1,24925,53332.539.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 17,90022.819.8--------
$2,000 or more 14,14118.011.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English22,92629.222.618,34424.120.0+4,582
Has broadband internet access at home70,74190.182.453,75270.753.5+16,989
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)27,55635.133.525,73733.932.6+1,819

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