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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,688 people or 25.8% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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)10,400100.0100.011,105100.0100.0-705
Males4,44742.843.74,73942.743.0-292
Females5,95157.256.36,36757.357.0-416
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,17830.628.43,56832.129.2-390
25 - 54 years5,39651.956.45,78352.156.8-387
55 - 64 years1,40813.511.81,40412.611.3+4
65 years and over4194.03.43513.22.7+68
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers5,53353.253.55,70851.451.8-175
Managers1,78517.215.91,97517.817.3-190
Clerical and administrative workers7907.66.39828.87.2-192
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,93147.447.75,27547.548.5-344
Part time5,37551.751.25,65450.949.8-279
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,57515.117.71,17510.613.2+400
Advanced diploma or diploma1,11310.78.71,0319.37.6+82
Certificate level2,05019.719.02,20719.918.3-157
No qualifications5,41452.152.06,14955.456.3-735
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,65435.134.0--------
$500 -$1,7495,55553.457.3--------
$1,750 or more1,06710.37.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,84765.864.77,20564.964.1-358
Public Transport1,23811.912.41,0959.910.5+143
Bicycle360.30.5400.40.6-4
Walked only4644.54.74634.25.1+1
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,02519.528.52,09018.825.9-65
Speaks a language other than English at home1,65515.926.41,55014.022.9+105
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162232.15.5--------

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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