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Lismore City

Resident workers - Key statistics

6,240 people or 34.3% of Lismore City's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Lismore City20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)18,170100.0100.018,495100.0100.0-325
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,55614.114.02,75814.914.5-202
25 - 54 years10,80159.466.611,58962.767.7-788
55 - 64 years3,72820.515.03,41618.514.4+312
65 years and over1,0876.04.37303.93.4+357
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,45319.012.53,25817.611.6+195
Retail trade2,27912.59.72,54913.810.3-270
Education and training2,02311.18.42,07811.27.9-55
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,36713.012.72,47813.413.2-111
Clerical and administrative workers2,31012.713.82,44213.215.1-132
Hours worked--------------
Full time9,90154.563.110,38156.164.0-480
Part time7,92843.634.97,74341.933.8+185
Bachelor or higher degree4,40824.332.64,01721.727.9+391
Advanced diploma or diploma1,83210.111.21,6228.810.5+210
Certificate level5,43429.922.25,06527.422.2+369
No qualifications5,98332.931.16,98637.834.8-1,003
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,02022.117.1--------
$500 -$1,74912,12066.760.7--------
$1,750 or more1,7579.720.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1520.815.91630.913.7-11
Walked only6273.53.97093.84.1-82
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,90410.532.71,88110.230.0+23
Speaks a language other than English at home8394.626.27183.922.6+121
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161821.06.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).