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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,264 people or 20.7% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) 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%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)6,117100.0100.05,789100.0100.0+328
Males2,88247.150.32,67546.250.5+207
Females3,23552.949.73,11153.749.5+124
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,16151.739.42,93650.738.4+225
25 - 54 years2,35138.451.62,30039.752.2+51
55 - 64 years4657.67.24477.77.7+18
65 years and over1472.41.81061.81.7+41
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers2,19235.830.21,85632.130.1+336
Managers1,07117.517.097916.916.6+92
Labourers89414.616.894116.317.4-47
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,22636.440.12,09336.241.7+133
Part time3,83362.758.53,57761.855.9+256
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree67411.019.64828.314.5+192
Advanced diploma or diploma5909.611.75449.411.3+46
Certificate level1,03516.914.299017.115.6+45
No qualifications3,69560.451.93,55261.454.1+143
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,06850.243.9--------
$500 -$1,7492,63543.150.7--------
$1,750 or more3265.34.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,50157.246.73,23055.848.2+271
Public Transport83013.626.168211.822.9+148
Bicycle470.80.7300.50.7+17
Walked only4687.79.54107.19.1+58
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,30221.349.61,10819.145.9+194
Speaks a language other than English at home1,09017.847.192916.042.9+161
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162634.317.5--------

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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