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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

42,474 people or 38.5% of Sutherland Shire's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Sutherland Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers110,449100.0100.0107,519100.0100.0+2,930
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years17,20915.614.518,39717.115.8-1,188
25 - 54 years72,37765.567.771,91766.968.9+460
55 - 64 years16,95715.414.414,57213.612.7+2,385
65 years and over3,9063.53.42,6332.42.6+1,273
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance11,41410.311.610,1039.410.5+1,311
Retail trade11,10410.110.311,53610.711.1-432
Education and training9,7398.87.98,7728.27.6+967
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers20,33418.415.120,03518.6--+299
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger71,58864.862.968,78764.062.3+2,801
Public transport16,04914.513.614,30913.312.3+1,740
Walked only2,3142.14.12,5552.44.4-241
Hours worked--------------
Full time70,35963.764.069,26164.464.6+1,098
Part time33,83330.629.931,65129.429.0+2,182
Bachelor or higher degree27,93425.327.923,18321.623.9+4,751
Advanced diploma or diploma14,54013.210.512,82911.99.6+1,711
Certificate level27,72125.122.226,87725.021.8+844
No qualifications35,42132.134.838,57435.938.8-3,153
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59927,15224.627.9--------
$600 to $1,24940,49736.739.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 26,00223.519.8--------
$2,000 or more 15,09613.711.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English13,05611.822.611,23910.520.0+1,817
Has broadband internet access at home95,95486.982.468,86464.053.5+27,090
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)39,32235.633.536,74234.232.6+2,580

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.