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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,142 people or 29.3% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) 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)7,318100.0100.07,802100.0100.0-484
Males5,14170.376.75,55471.277.3-413
Females2,18129.823.32,24628.822.7-65
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4205.76.44956.36.4-75
25 - 54 years5,04468.967.85,67272.770.6-628
55 - 64 years1,54321.120.21,40518.018.8+138
65 years and over3084.25.62363.04.2+72
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers1,75724.044.11,78922.941.2-32
Clerical and administrative workers1,62822.220.91,93124.822.4-303
Managers1,10315.110.497912.59.6+124
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,33672.971.75,74973.773.0-413
Part time1,90026.026.81,95425.024.7-54
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,08414.817.396012.313.7+124
Advanced diploma or diploma1,05814.510.196012.38.5+98
Certificate level2,21730.324.62,42531.124.2-208
No qualifications2,77237.944.93,11840.048.3-346
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004195.711.0--------
$500 -$1,7494,37659.869.1--------
$1,750 or more2,41032.918.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5,22471.468.05,49970.564.2-275
Public Transport5998.29.56027.79.9-3
Bicycle280.40.6230.30.6+5
Walked only610.82.2500.62.5+11
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,63522.337.21,64121.032.7-6
Speaks a language other than English at home97713.431.790211.626.7+75
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161141.64.1--------

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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