Ku-ring-gai Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Ku-ring-gai Council area 42.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 57.3% 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 Ku-ring-gai Council area 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
Ku-ring-gai Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)33,584100.0100.030,223100.0100.0+3,361
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,92014.613.84,39214.514.0+528
25 - 54 years19,67258.665.818,08959.966.6+1,583
55 - 64 years6,09018.115.35,22917.315.0+861
65 years and over2,9008.65.12,5018.34.3+399
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,58922.614.46,67122.112.5+918
Education and training6,08918.18.75,28917.58.3+800
Professional, scientific and technical services4,52913.58.93,44811.48.1+1,081
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers4,63313.810.64,38014.510.4+253
Hours worked
Full time16,27448.558.015,38550.963.1+889
Part time16,87350.240.314,36847.534.9+2,505
Bachelor or higher degree18,68355.638.414,24947.132.6+4,434
Advanced diploma or diploma3,86611.511.03,80712.611.1+59
Certificate level3,74511.221.24,18213.822.2-437
No qualifications6,54319.527.07,13923.631.1-596
Individual Income
Less than $5005,03915.011.5--00--
$500 -$1,99919,57858.364.9--00--
$2,000 or more8,64225.722.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,5224.54.02,9699.816.0-1,447
Walked only7122.12.51,0243.43.9-312
Other Characteristics
Born overseas15,43346.034.112,59541.732.8+2,838
Speaks a language other than English at home10,40331.027.28,23027.226.4+2,173
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,2616.76.2--00--

Ku-ring-gai Council

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