Kiama Municipality

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,097 people or 49.9% of Kiama Municipality'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
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Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)10,213100.0100.09,485100.0100.0+728
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,44514.113.81,36114.314.0+84
25 - 54 years5,99358.765.75,66359.766.6+330
55 - 64 years2,07720.315.31,99021.015.0+87
65 years and over7006.95.14745.04.3+226
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,58215.514.41,36214.412.5+220
Education and training1,29412.78.71,23513.08.4+59
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,49114.611.91,42015.012.7+71
Hours worked
Full time5,45653.458.05,38556.863.1+71
Part time4,62545.340.33,97441.934.9+651
Bachelor or higher degree3,77336.938.42,92530.832.6+848
Advanced diploma or diploma1,32413.011.01,24913.211.2+75
Certificate level2,64225.921.32,61127.522.2+31
No qualifications2,27122.227.02,48126.231.1-210
Individual Income
Less than $5001,38913.611.5--------
$500 -$1,9996,17160.464.9--------
$2,000 or more2,56225.122.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport630.64.02522.715.9-189
Walked only2392.32.52732.93.9-34
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,47914.533.91,32914.032.7+150
Speaks a language other than English at home4374.327.14124.326.2+25
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211301.36.1--------

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