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Macarthur Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Macarthur Region 50.6% of the local workers are males and 49.4% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Macarthur Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Macarthur Region20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)66,349100.0100.061,327100.0100.0+5,022
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11,44617.314.411,47118.715.4-25
25 - 54 years43,18965.167.841,18067.169.2+2,009
55 - 64 years9,92215.014.57,64912.512.9+2,273
65 years and over1,7922.73.41,0271.72.6+765
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade8,52712.710.49,03314.611.2-506
Health care and social assistance7,85311.711.66,1239.910.5+1,730
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers9,37314.113.28,65014.113.5+723
Clerical and administrative workers9,25313.915.28,32313.615.7+930
Hours worked--------------
Full time41,65462.864.638,23262.365.5+3,422
Part time23,71535.734.021,81435.632.6+1,901
Bachelor or higher degree12,21318.428.29,81116.024.4+2,402
Advanced diploma or diploma6,1449.310.65,1368.49.8+1,008
Certificate level17,31326.122.314,66123.921.9+2,652
No qualifications29,24644.134.628,21546.038.3+1,031
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124928,53043.039.8--------
$1250 or more16,08724.231.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2,2693.413.82,1503.512.4+119
Walked only1,3332.04.11,5762.64.5-243
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas17,40126.229.915,33925.027.6+2,062
Speaks a language other than English at home12,42918.722.49,81016.019.5+2,619
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,7862.75.3--------

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