Kempsey Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

2,741 people or 25.7% of Kempsey 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Kempsey Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)10,665100.0100.09,459100.0100.0+1,206
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,52114.313.81,27513.514.0+246
25 - 54 years5,87755.165.75,46857.866.6+409
55 - 64 years2,41122.615.32,05821.815.0+353
65 years and over8538.05.16486.94.3+205
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,00018.814.41,52316.112.5+477
Retail trade1,20911.39.01,15512.29.7+54
Education and training9839.28.78579.18.4+126
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,82917.110.61,38614.710.4+443
Hours worked
Full time5,48251.458.04,87351.563.1+609
Part time4,90646.040.34,25845.034.9+648
Bachelor or higher degree1,72216.138.41,31513.932.6+407
Advanced diploma or diploma1,0199.611.08819.311.2+138
Certificate level3,83035.921.33,40136.022.2+429
No qualifications3,71834.927.03,49236.931.1+226
Individual Income
Less than $5001,80016.911.5--------
$500 -$1,9997,82073.364.9--------
$2,000 or more9138.622.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport500.54.0540.615.9-4
Walked only4043.82.53774.03.9+27
Other Characteristics
Born overseas9579.033.97668.132.7+191
Speaks a language other than English at home4213.927.12833.026.2+138
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211351.36.1--------

Kempsey Shire

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