Hornsby Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Hornsby Shire 48.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.8% 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 Hornsby Shire 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
Hornsby Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)44,129100.0100.042,290100.0100.0+1,839
Age structure
15 - 24 years7,49617.013.87,27517.214.0+221
25 - 54 years25,84458.665.825,46960.266.6+375
55 - 64 years7,78517.615.37,15916.915.0+626
65 years and over2,9906.85.12,3865.64.3+604
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance8,52219.314.47,21817.112.5+1,304
Education and training6,52114.88.75,52113.18.3+1,000
Retail trade4,67510.69.05,16812.29.7-493
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers5,93313.410.65,48813.010.4+445
Hours worked
Full time21,33448.358.023,49155.563.1-2,157
Part time22,20850.340.318,11642.834.9+4,092
Bachelor or higher degree18,64142.238.414,81135.032.6+3,830
Advanced diploma or diploma5,11011.611.04,98611.811.1+124
Certificate level8,10418.421.28,54520.222.2-441
No qualifications11,36025.727.012,78230.231.1-1,422
Individual Income
Less than $5007,18516.311.5--00--
$500 -$1,99928,48764.664.9--00--
$2,000 or more8,06918.322.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,8854.34.03,7979.016.0-1,912
Walked only1,5023.42.51,7544.13.9-252
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,05540.934.115,58036.832.8+2,475
Speaks a language other than English at home13,80931.327.211,55127.326.4+2,258
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,5575.86.2--00--

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