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Resident workers - Key statistics

1,804 people or 23.1% of Lithgow City Council '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
Lithgow City Council 20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)7,797100.0100.08,060100.0100.0-263
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,10114.114.01,21515.114.5-114
25 - 54 years4,74060.866.65,08963.167.7-349
55 - 64 years1,53519.715.01,43017.714.4+105
65 years and over4185.44.33234.03.4+95
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance90611.612.588511.011.6+21
Retail trade7609.79.78029.910.3-42
Public administration and safety7459.66.06808.46.1+65
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,35817.412.71,42317.713.2-65
Clerical and administrative workers1,03513.313.81,06513.215.1-30
Community and personal service workers1,00312.910.495711.99.5+46
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,62259.363.14,94861.464.0-326
Part time3,00338.534.92,89735.933.8+106
Bachelor or higher degree1,03513.332.692111.427.9+114
Advanced diploma or diploma7699.911.25807.210.5+189
Certificate level2,81336.122.22,72633.822.2+87
No qualifications2,91337.431.13,42042.434.8-507
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,65821.317.1--------
$500 -$1,7494,73260.760.7--------
$1,750 or more1,28216.420.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1161.515.91191.513.7-3
Walked only3624.63.93494.34.1+13
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7459.632.77629.530.0-17
Speaks a language other than English at home3114.026.22553.222.6+56
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016680.96.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.