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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the NSROC Region 51.3% of the local workers are males and 48.7% 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 NSROC 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, NSROC Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
NSROC Region20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)317,726100.0100.0295,487100.0100.0+22,239
Males162,85051.352.6153,35051.953.3+9,500
Females154,88348.747.4142,13148.146.7+12,752
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years40,13112.614.038,17212.914.5+1,959
25 - 54 years220,77869.566.6206,80170.067.7+13,977
55 - 64 years42,42113.415.039,30713.314.4+3,114
65 years and over14,3784.54.311,1933.83.5+3,185
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services48,38115.28.149,05016.67.9-669
Health care and social assistance43,76213.812.537,62112.711.6+6,141
Education and training28,5819.08.325,0218.57.9+3,560
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals107,76333.923.698,84833.522.7+8,915
Managers53,41216.813.548,41116.413.3+5,001
Clerical and administrative workers43,84713.813.845,93715.515.0-2,090
Hours worked--------------
Full time210,38566.263.1197,49066.862.9+12,895
Part time102,13132.134.992,71631.433.1+9,415
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree157,58149.632.6130,80044.327.9+26,781
Advanced diploma or diploma37,23511.711.136,91612.510.5+319
Certificate level41,69613.122.241,39814.022.2+298
No qualifications72,98623.031.175,10125.434.9-2,115
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50046,60414.717.2--------
$500 -$1,749168,98253.260.8--------
$1,750 or more97,91430.820.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car167,75652.861.9163,47555.362.5+4,281
Public Transport81,29525.616.065,45622.213.8+15,839
Bicycle1,7860.60.71,9230.70.7-137
Walked only13,9644.43.913,0504.44.1+914
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas148,52946.732.8127,50243.130.1+21,027
Speaks a language other than English at home112,68435.526.489,24530.222.8+23,439
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201629,8619.46.0--------

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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