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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Penrith City 49.0% of the local workers are males and 51.0% 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 Penrith City 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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Penrith City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)54,993100.0100.052,325100.0100.0+2,668
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,23616.814.49,91819.015.4-682
25 - 54 years35,84865.267.834,85066.669.2+998
55 - 64 years8,44215.414.56,67312.812.9+1,769
65 years and over1,4672.73.48841.72.6+583
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance7,69113.811.66,75012.810.5+941
Retail trade7,23013.010.47,78414.711.2-554
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers9,16716.715.28,63816.515.7+529
Technicians and trades workers6,86112.513.27,01013.413.5-149
Hours worked--------------
Full time34,46862.764.632,55562.265.5+1,913
Part time19,79336.034.018,71535.832.6+1,078
Bachelor or higher degree11,37420.728.29,52018.224.4+1,854
Advanced diploma or diploma5,1659.410.64,2958.29.8+870
Certificate level13,36324.322.311,89422.721.9+1,469
No qualifications23,94243.534.623,79745.538.3+145
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124923,74043.239.8--------
$1250 or more13,82425.131.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2,3474.313.82,0533.912.4+294
Walked only1,2012.24.11,3912.74.5-190
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas13,94625.429.912,58424.027.6+1,362
Speaks a language other than English at home9,35117.022.47,30714.019.5+2,044
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,4892.75.3--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.