North Sydney Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

30,211 people or 74.7% of North Sydney Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
North Sydney Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)40,445100.0100.037,793100.0100.0+2,652
Males19,94249.352.618,97450.253.4+968
Females20,49950.747.418,81649.846.6+1,683
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,0677.614.03,1788.414.5-111
25 - 54 years30,29374.966.628,41375.267.7+1,880
55 - 64 years4,67511.615.04,45811.814.4+217
65 years and over2,4086.04.31,7424.63.4+666
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services8,41220.88.18,09521.47.9+317
Financial and insurance services5,13212.74.95,24013.95.0-108
Health care and social assistance3,9699.812.53,2738.711.6+696
Top three occupations
Professionals17,71143.823.616,47043.622.7+1,241
Managers8,63521.413.57,62420.213.3+1,011
Clerical and administrative workers5,10012.613.85,34214.115.1-242
Hours worked
Full time29,93974.063.128,18574.664.0+1,754
Part time10,05224.934.99,21424.433.8+838
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree26,08864.532.622,54059.627.9+3,548
Advanced diploma or diploma4,12310.211.24,26611.310.5-143
Certificate level3,1467.822.23,1168.222.2+30
No qualifications6,13715.231.16,75817.934.8-621
Individual Income
Less than $5003,2047.917.1--------
$500 -$1,74918,23845.160.7--------
$1,750 or more18,53145.820.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car13,16432.562.113,04834.562.6+116
Public Transport16,09239.815.913,78936.513.7+2,303
Bicycle4391.10.74811.30.7-42
Walked only4,42710.93.94,50211.94.1-75
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,22045.032.716,08342.630.0+2,137
Speaks a language other than English at home9,61323.826.27,65720.322.6+1,956
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,03412.46.0--------

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