City of Ryde

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

35,332 people or 61.7% of the City of Ryde'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

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Ryde20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)57,239100.0100.050,301100.0100.0+6,938
Age structure
15 - 24 years7,17712.514.06,32412.614.5+853
25 - 54 years40,50470.866.635,67070.967.7+4,834
55 - 64 years7,45313.015.06,69813.314.4+755
65 years and over2,1093.74.31,6083.23.4+501
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services7,24712.78.16,17512.37.9+1,072
Health care and social assistance6,75711.812.55,76311.511.6+994
Retail trade5,1969.19.74,7149.410.3+482
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers8,70715.213.88,57017.015.1+137
Hours worked
Full time37,80766.163.133,59766.864.0+4,210
Part time18,41532.234.915,79331.433.8+2,622
Bachelor or higher degree29,08050.832.622,22844.227.9+6,852
Advanced diploma or diploma6,25210.911.25,80311.510.5+449
Certificate level7,43513.022.27,22014.422.2+215
No qualifications12,99822.731.113,16126.234.8-163
Individual Income
Less than $5008,91115.617.1--------
$500 -$1,74932,86757.460.7--------
$1,750 or more14,76625.820.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport16,05428.015.911,82023.513.7+4,234
Walked only2,3544.13.91,9103.84.1+444
Other Characteristics
Born overseas30,48653.332.724,21548.130.0+6,271
Speaks a language other than English at home28,10849.126.221,45242.622.6+6,656
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166,21810.96.0--------

City of Ryde

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