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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

49,428 people or 43.8% of Sutherland Shire'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.

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
Sutherland Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)112,766100.0100.0110,466100.0100.0+2,300
Males58,06551.552.657,58752.153.4+478
Females54,70448.547.452,87847.946.6+1,826
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years16,44214.614.017,20715.614.5-765
25 - 54 years72,88364.666.672,38265.567.7+501
55 - 64 years18,38916.315.016,97215.414.4+1,417
65 years and over5,0524.54.33,9053.53.4+1,147
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance12,70110.811.911,41610.111.3+1,285
Construction11,5359.88.09,6908.67.2+1,845
Education and training10,5549.08.09,7378.67.7+817
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals27,07624.023.625,38023.022.7+1,696
Clerical and administrative workers18,81016.713.820,33218.415.1-1,522
Managers16,97215.113.515,76114.313.3+1,211
Hours worked--------------
Full time71,71963.663.170,36963.764.0+1,350
Part time39,40634.934.938,10134.533.8+1,305
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree33,85730.032.627,93625.327.9+5,921
Advanced diploma or diploma15,57113.811.214,54213.210.5+1,029
Certificate level27,93224.822.227,72725.122.2+205
No qualifications32,39528.731.135,41532.134.8-3,020
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50017,27415.317.1--------
$500 -$1,74964,83457.560.7--------
$1,750 or more28,91625.620.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car71,86363.762.171,54964.862.6+314
Public Transport18,99916.815.916,15714.613.7+2,842
Bicycle4220.40.74480.40.7-26
Walked only2,4042.13.92,3142.14.1+90
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas23,24620.632.721,84619.830.0+1,400
Speaks a language other than English at home15,20713.526.213,05311.822.6+2,154
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,4562.26.0--------

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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