Strathfield Council

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Resident workers - Key statistics

12,003 people or 61.2% of Strathfield Council area's resident workers 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.

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Data source

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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Strathfield Council area2016
Namenumber%. % New South Wales
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)19,618100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,87314.614.0
25 - 54 years13,82470.566.6
55 - 64 years2,23211.415.0
65 years and over6823.54.3
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,71613.812.5
Professional, scientific and technical services2,34912.08.1
Retail trade1,9469.99.7
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers2,72513.913.8
Hours worked
Full time12,67964.663.1
Part time6,45932.934.9
Bachelor or higher degree10,10451.532.6
Advanced diploma or diploma1,8999.711.2
Certificate level1,9169.822.2
No qualifications5,11326.131.1
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
Public Transport7,10736.215.9
Walked only6223.23.9
Other Characteristics
Born overseas13,18567.232.7
Speaks a language other than English at home13,64769.626.2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,55418.16.0

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