Lismore City

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Lismore City 46.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 53.8% 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 Lismore City 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

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Lismore City20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)21,537100.0100.020,088100.0100.0+1,449
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,95413.713.82,66113.214.0+293
25 - 54 years12,66058.865.811,96659.666.6+694
55 - 64 years4,40820.515.34,25121.215.0+157
65 years and over1,5247.15.11,2086.04.3+316
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,51625.614.44,53422.612.5+982
Education and training2,64412.38.72,44812.28.3+196
Retail trade2,41611.29.02,49112.49.7-75
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers2,90013.510.62,48612.410.4+414
Clerical and administrative workers2,77112.913.02,74413.713.8+27
Hours worked
Full time11,78254.758.011,10555.363.1+677
Part time9,38243.640.38,57242.734.9+810
Bachelor or higher degree6,77431.538.45,60027.932.6+1,174
Advanced diploma or diploma2,28510.611.02,17810.811.1+107
Certificate level5,68726.421.25,46827.222.2+219
No qualifications6,32229.427.06,24731.131.1+75
Individual Income
Less than $5002,92413.611.5--00--
$500 -$1,99915,77773.364.9--00--
$2,000 or more2,62312.222.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport880.44.01230.616.0-35
Walked only5582.62.56383.23.9-80
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,71012.634.12,27211.332.8+438
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2345.727.29254.626.4+309
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213261.56.2--00--

Lismore City

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