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Resident workers - Key statistics

29,756 people or 35.5% of Liverpool City's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Liverpool City20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)83,904100.0100.074,567100.0100.0+9,337
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years13,19915.714.011,49815.414.5+1,701
25 - 54 years57,97569.166.653,33071.567.7+4,645
55 - 64 years10,60012.615.08,39911.314.4+2,201
65 years and over2,1462.64.31,3381.83.4+808
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance9,58611.412.57,56010.111.6+2,026
Retail trade8,45910.19.77,78810.410.3+671
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers13,47216.113.813,08517.515.1+387
Technicians and trades workers12,21014.612.711,71915.713.2+491
Hours worked--------------
Full time55,76966.563.150,80768.164.0+4,962
Part time25,84830.834.921,23828.533.8+4,610
Bachelor or higher degree19,65723.432.613,88718.627.9+5,770
Advanced diploma or diploma10,09912.011.27,95710.710.5+2,142
Certificate level19,18422.922.217,47123.422.2+1,713
No qualifications32,17438.331.131,00141.634.8+1,173
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50013,82616.517.1--------
$500 -$1,74957,37668.460.7--------
$1,750 or more11,30213.520.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport11,64713.915.99,25312.413.7+2,394
Walked only1,6572.03.91,6612.24.1-4
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas41,85549.932.736,45548.930.0+5,400
Speaks a language other than English at home45,93754.726.238,16051.222.6+7,777
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,5424.26.0--------

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