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MidCoast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics

In the MidCoast Council area 48.1% of the local workers are males and 51.9% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the MidCoast Council area vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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 2016 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
MidCoast Council area2016
NameNumber%NSW %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)26,895100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years3,59913.414.0
25 - 54 years15,37957.266.6
55 - 64 years5,98222.215.0
65 years and over1,9337.24.3
Top three industries------
Health care and social assistance4,96517.823.9
Health care and social assistance4,96517.823.9
Retail trade3,66713.19.2
Top three occupations------
Community and personal service workers3,57913.310.4
Technicians and trades workers3,52613.112.7
Hours worked------
Full time13,83051.463.1
Part time12,42546.234.9
Bachelor or higher degree4,38916.332.6
Advanced diploma or diploma2,94210.911.1
Certificate level8,73732.522.2
No qualifications9,77136.331.1
Individual Income------
Less than $5006,64724.717.2
$500 -$1,74917,30164.360.8
$1,750 or more2,4429.120.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport1340.516.0
Walked only1,1054.13.9
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas2,6289.832.8
Speaks a language other than English at home1,0013.726.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162781.06.0

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