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Resident workers - Key statistics

7,878 people or 26.6% of Shellharbour City's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Shellharbour City20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)29,610100.0100.027,409100.0100.0+2,201
Males15,45352.252.614,82654.153.4+627
Females14,15847.847.412,58545.946.6+1,573
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,03917.014.04,56416.714.5+475
25 - 54 years19,43965.766.618,83668.767.7+603
55 - 64 years4,40114.915.03,52712.914.4+874
65 years and over7352.54.34811.83.4+254
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,28913.911.93,57912.811.3+710
Retail trade3,63411.89.23,52712.610.1+107
Construction3,30010.78.02,5389.17.2+762
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,19317.512.74,82017.613.2+373
Professionals4,21114.223.63,74013.622.7+471
Clerical and administrative workers3,98513.513.83,94214.415.1+43
Hours worked--------------
Full time17,65159.663.116,76861.264.0+883
Part time11,46638.734.99,99536.533.8+1,471
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,45615.032.63,29812.027.9+1,158
Advanced diploma or diploma3,42211.611.22,6369.610.5+786
Certificate level10,31134.822.29,12833.322.2+1,183
No qualifications10,51735.531.111,06540.434.8-548
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5005,73719.417.1--------
$500 -$1,74918,93463.960.7--------
$1,750 or more4,49715.220.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car23,22778.462.121,04676.862.6+2,181
Public Transport9123.115.97512.713.7+161
Bicycle770.30.7960.40.7-19
Walked only3861.33.94311.64.1-45
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,63015.632.74,83117.630.0-201
Speaks a language other than English at home2,8919.826.22,84210.422.6+49
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163051.06.0--------

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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