Ku-ring-gai Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

43,961 people or 75.0% of Ku-ring-gai Council area'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
Ku-ring-gai Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)58,583100.0100.054,921100.0100.0+3,662
Age structure
15 - 24 years7,74813.213.87,49413.614.0+254
25 - 54 years36,13861.765.734,51162.866.6+1,627
55 - 64 years10,31617.615.39,08516.515.0+1,231
65 years and over4,3907.55.13,8417.04.3+549
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services10,26817.58.99,34117.08.1+927
Health care and social assistance8,29214.214.47,19813.112.5+1,094
Financial and insurance services6,70611.45.35,65310.34.9+1,053
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers7,21512.313.07,32813.313.8-113
Hours worked
Full time35,17560.058.034,31062.563.1+865
Part time22,82639.040.319,92436.334.9+2,902
Bachelor or higher degree38,94366.538.433,17460.432.6+5,769
Advanced diploma or diploma5,0188.611.05,2209.511.2-202
Certificate level3,9266.721.34,2687.822.2-342
No qualifications9,62516.427.010,93919.931.1-1,314
Individual Income
Less than $5006,76411.511.5--------
$500 -$1,99925,88944.264.9--------
$2,000 or more25,48143.522.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,2173.84.015,40828.115.9-13,191
Walked only7821.32.51,2452.33.9-463
Other Characteristics
Born overseas29,59050.533.925,94447.232.7+3,646
Speaks a language other than English at home19,56233.427.115,97929.126.2+3,583
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,5644.46.1--------

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