Lismore City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

7,541 people or 37.6% of Lismore City'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
Lismore City20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)20,045100.0100.018,170100.0100.0+1,875
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,86114.313.82,55614.114.0+305
25 - 54 years11,67558.265.710,80159.466.6+874
55 - 64 years4,03520.115.33,72820.515.0+307
65 years and over1,4857.45.11,0876.04.3+398
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,29421.414.43,45319.012.5+841
Retail trade2,28511.49.02,27912.59.7+6
Education and training2,20611.08.72,02311.18.4+183
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers2,78813.910.62,29012.610.4+498
Technicians and trades workers2,58012.911.92,36713.012.7+213
Hours worked
Full time10,63653.158.09,90154.563.1+735
Part time9,05245.240.37,92843.634.9+1,124
Bachelor or higher degree5,46727.338.44,40824.332.6+1,059
Advanced diploma or diploma2,07410.311.01,83210.111.2+242
Certificate level5,72628.621.35,43429.922.2+292
No qualifications6,34931.727.05,98332.931.1+366
Individual Income
Less than $5003,02815.111.5--------
$500 -$1,99914,77473.764.9--------
$2,000 or more2,04010.222.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport900.44.01520.815.9-62
Walked only5512.72.56273.53.9-76
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,42112.133.91,90410.532.7+517
Speaks a language other than English at home1,1705.827.18394.626.2+331
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213291.66.1--------

Lismore City

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