Liverpool City Council

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Liverpool City

Resident workers - Key statistics

29,756 people or 35.5% of Liverpool 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.

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Data source

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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Liverpool City2016
Namenumber%. % New South Wales
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)83,904100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years13,19915.714.0
25 - 54 years57,97569.166.6
55 - 64 years10,60012.615.0
65 years and over2,1462.64.3
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance9,58611.412.5
Retail trade8,45910.19.7
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers13,47216.113.8
Technicians and trades workers12,21014.612.7
Hours worked
Full time55,76966.563.1
Part time25,84830.834.9
Bachelor or higher degree19,65723.432.6
Advanced diploma or diploma10,09912.011.2
Certificate level19,18422.922.2
No qualifications32,17438.331.1
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 Transport11,64713.915.9
Walked only1,6572.03.9
Other Characteristics
Born overseas41,85549.932.7
Speaks a language other than English at home45,93754.726.2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,5424.26.0

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