North Sydney Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In North Sydney Council area 55.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 44.4% are female.

The local workers is 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 North Sydney Council area vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
North Sydney Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)80,715100.0100.072,245100.0100.0+8,470
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,7158.313.87,21810.014.0-503
25 - 54 years61,77576.565.854,99476.166.6+6,781
55 - 64 years9,22411.415.37,47510.315.0+1,749
65 years and over2,9953.75.12,5523.54.3+443
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services22,78228.28.919,90327.58.1+2,879
Information media and telecommunications8,57010.61.94,8556.72.2+3,715
Financial and insurance services8,10710.05.37,88710.95.0+220
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers9,47511.713.010,27214.213.8-797
Hours worked
Full time60,15174.558.054,17475.063.1+5,977
Part time19,47324.140.316,91423.434.9+2,559
Bachelor or higher degree53,30466.038.442,13258.332.6+11,172
Advanced diploma or diploma8,26310.211.08,39511.611.1-132
Certificate level6,4077.921.26,6169.222.2-209
No qualifications11,09013.727.013,36318.531.1-2,273
Individual Income
Less than $5004,0355.011.5--00--
$500 -$1,99937,71646.764.9--00--
$2,000 or more38,38647.622.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport5,7107.14.034,90848.316.0-29,198
Walked only1,8392.32.54,2115.83.9-2,372
Other Characteristics
Born overseas41,76451.734.135,39649.032.8+6,368
Speaks a language other than English at home30,19537.427.224,86234.426.4+5,333
Arrived between 2016 and August 20219,43211.76.2--00--

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