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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Parramatta 51.2% of the local workers are males and 48.8% 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 City of Parramatta 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, City of Parramatta 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
City of Parramatta20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)137,956100.0100.0130,525100.0100.0+7,431
Males70,61851.252.667,12551.453.3+3,493
Females67,33648.847.463,39648.646.7+3,940
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years16,06811.614.016,28912.514.5-221
25 - 54 years97,28070.566.692,60470.967.7+4,676
55 - 64 years19,96714.515.018,26314.014.4+1,704
65 years and over4,6383.44.33,3692.63.5+1,269
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance20,68615.012.518,93414.511.6+1,752
Public administration and safety16,34811.95.915,43911.85.9+909
Financial and insurance services13,5369.85.013,22810.15.1+308
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals36,94126.823.634,09426.122.7+2,847
Clerical and administrative workers29,90221.713.829,64022.715.0+262
Managers17,59812.813.516,23812.413.3+1,360
Hours worked--------------
Full time95,88869.563.191,20469.962.9+4,684
Part time39,27928.534.936,38527.933.1+2,894
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree55,51740.232.644,68834.227.9+10,829
Advanced diploma or diploma16,93612.311.115,53511.910.5+1,401
Certificate level22,79516.522.223,27617.822.2-481
No qualifications38,78528.131.141,23531.634.9-2,450
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50016,92012.317.2--------
$500 -$1,74987,03263.160.8--------
$1,750 or more32,12323.320.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car86,65062.861.985,53165.562.5+1,119
Public Transport28,64420.816.022,48017.213.8+6,164
Bicycle5960.40.75790.40.7+17
Walked only3,8422.83.93,5572.74.1+285
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas65,78947.732.856,87343.630.1+8,916
Speaks a language other than English at home61,01544.226.450,39338.622.8+10,622
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20169,8607.16.0--------

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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