Lithgow City Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

2,197 people or 26.5% of Lithgow City Council '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
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Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)8,304100.0100.07,797100.0100.0+507
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,20114.513.81,10114.114.0+100
25 - 54 years4,81958.065.74,74060.866.6+79
55 - 64 years1,72420.815.31,53519.715.0+189
65 years and over5576.75.14185.44.3+139
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,05412.714.490611.612.5+148
Public administration and safety84310.16.17459.66.0+98
Retail trade7479.09.07609.79.7-13
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,37716.611.91,35817.412.7+19
Community and personal service workers1,16114.010.61,00312.910.4+158
Hours worked
Full time4,72256.958.04,62259.363.1+100
Part time3,42041.240.33,00338.534.9+417
Bachelor or higher degree1,37716.638.41,03513.332.6+342
Advanced diploma or diploma8209.911.07699.911.2+51
Certificate level3,03036.521.32,81336.122.2+217
No qualifications2,84734.327.02,91337.431.1-66
Individual Income
Less than $5001,23014.811.5--------
$500 -$1,9995,63967.964.9--------
$2,000 or more1,34916.222.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport500.64.01161.515.9-66
Walked only3173.82.53624.63.9-45
Other Characteristics
Born overseas85110.233.97459.632.7+106
Speaks a language other than English at home3974.827.13114.026.2+86
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211061.36.1--------

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