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Wollondilly Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

4,974 people or 23.4% of Wollondilly Shire's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Wollondilly Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers21,289100.0100.019,416100.0100.0+1,873
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,41816.114.03,24116.715.7+177
25 - 54 years14,14366.469.613,49369.569.9+650
55 - 64 years3,16414.913.42,33312.012.1+831
65 years and over5642.63.13491.82.3+215
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,1149.910.91,7479.09.9+367
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,89418.312.23,51618.112.7+378
Clerical and administrative workers3,27315.416.23,00715.516.7+266
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger15,48972.858.613,68170.559.2+1,808
Public transport8814.119.78224.217.9+59
Walked only3311.64.14322.24.2-101
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,88465.265.812,65465.266.6+1,230
Part time6,09728.628.35,48928.327.1+608
Bachelor or higher degree3,05014.333.22,41012.428.4+640
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9249.011.21,6118.310.4+313
Certificate level6,88032.318.75,89430.419.0+986
No qualifications8,40839.532.48,34043.036.3+68
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,94827.925.1--------
$600 to $1,2498,67140.739.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,43620.821.1--------
$2,000 or more 1,7038.013.2--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1,0094.731.99424.928.3+67
Has broadband internet access at home17,57082.584.69,37048.360.4+8,200
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)8,21738.632.07,48838.630.7+729

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.