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Resident workers - Key statistics

7,815 people or 26.0% of the MidCoast Council area'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
MidCoast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)30,034100.0100.029,426100.0100.0+608
Males15,25550.852.615,35252.253.4-97
Females14,77649.247.414,07647.846.6+700
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,86112.914.03,92013.314.5-59
25 - 54 years17,17957.266.618,01461.267.7-835
55 - 64 years6,82622.715.05,95420.214.4+872
65 years and over2,1637.24.31,5455.33.4+618
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,19116.611.94,57015.211.3+621
Education and training2,4277.88.02,2957.67.7+132
Manufacturing1,6585.35.62,2327.48.2-574
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,83316.123.64,60915.722.7+224
Technicians and trades workers4,39614.612.74,44215.113.2-46
Labourers4,01113.48.84,01713.78.7-6
Hours worked--------------
Full time15,60952.063.116,02554.564.0-416
Part time13,69945.634.912,72243.233.8+977
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,61715.432.63,95613.427.9+661
Advanced diploma or diploma3,19810.611.22,6188.910.5+580
Certificate level10,22634.022.29,33131.722.2+895
No qualifications10,81936.031.111,95040.634.8-1,131
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5007,23124.117.1--------
$500 -$1,74919,25964.160.7--------
$1,750 or more2,9759.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car21,45271.462.120,53769.862.6+915
Public Transport2290.815.92000.713.7+29
Bicycle1470.50.71810.60.7-34
Walked only1,1483.83.91,3604.64.1-212
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,8009.332.72,6749.130.0+126
Speaks a language other than English at home9343.126.26822.322.6+252
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162570.96.0--------

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

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