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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,171 people or 18.8% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Construction) 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)11,535100.0100.09,690100.0100.0+1,845
Males10,11987.787.08,42186.986.9+1,698
Females1,41312.213.01,27213.113.1+141
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,94916.915.41,66617.215.5+283
25 - 54 years7,88268.368.66,64168.569.0+1,241
55 - 64 years1,36511.813.01,13711.713.0+228
65 years and over3372.93.12442.52.5+93
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,99251.946.95,11452.848.5+878
Managers1,95917.013.41,49215.412.2+467
Clerical and administrative workers1,25210.99.71,13311.710.5+119
Hours worked--------------
Full time9,30780.776.67,59378.475.8+1,714
Part time2,11318.321.91,91519.822.0+198
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,19910.411.48248.59.2+375
Advanced diploma or diploma9728.47.37647.96.4+208
Certificate level6,38855.447.05,34655.247.7+1,042
No qualifications2,77024.031.72,44525.232.9+325
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009528.310.4--------
$500 -$1,7497,47364.869.9--------
$1,750 or more2,95125.618.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,87076.976.67,25774.974.9+1,613
Public Transport9368.17.06686.95.4+268
Bicycle230.20.3130.10.3+10
Walked only550.51.0470.51.0+8
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,89016.426.41,62716.824.7+263
Speaks a language other than English at home1,16410.122.09139.419.2+251
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162161.94.7--------

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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