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Strathfield Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

12,003 people or 61.2% of Strathfield Council area'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
Strathfield Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)19,618100.0100.016,492100.0100.0+3,126
Males10,96355.952.69,20555.853.4+1,758
Females8,65944.147.47,28744.246.6+1,372
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,87314.614.02,47615.014.5+397
25 - 54 years13,82470.566.611,50269.767.7+2,322
55 - 64 years2,23211.415.01,91411.614.4+318
65 years and over6823.54.35933.63.4+89
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,71613.111.92,35013.811.3+366
Professional, scientific and technical services2,34911.37.71,69510.07.7+654
Retail trade1,9469.49.21,73910.210.1+207
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals6,25031.923.65,11231.022.7+1,138
Clerical and administrative workers2,72513.913.82,56515.615.1+160
Managers2,26911.613.51,98712.013.3+282
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,67964.663.110,66064.664.0+2,019
Part time6,45932.934.95,40732.833.8+1,052
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10,10451.532.67,61246.227.9+2,492
Advanced diploma or diploma1,8999.711.21,78910.810.5+110
Certificate level1,9169.822.21,80911.022.2+107
No qualifications5,11326.131.14,47527.134.8+638
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,27616.717.1--------
$500 -$1,74912,10261.760.7--------
$1,750 or more4,01320.520.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car9,31647.562.18,59852.162.6+718
Public Transport7,10736.215.95,07930.813.7+2,028
Bicycle730.40.7520.30.7+21
Walked only6223.23.94822.94.1+140
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas13,18567.232.710,47663.530.0+2,709
Speaks a language other than English at home13,64769.626.210,89166.022.6+2,756
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,55418.16.0--------

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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