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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,155 people or 56.4% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) 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)2,048100.0100.02,092100.0100.0-44
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years26713.010.830414.512.4-37
25 - 54 years1,49372.976.61,50972.176.0-16
55 - 64 years23811.610.223211.19.6+6
65 years and over412.02.4462.22.0-5
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers27713.512.832115.313.4-44
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,59878.078.51,58875.976.3+10
Part time44221.620.848623.222.7-44
Bachelor or higher degree84141.150.167032.042.3+171
Advanced diploma or diploma31415.311.932915.712.5-15
Certificate level35317.212.642720.414.3-74
No qualifications49023.923.058528.027.6-95
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001818.88.7--------
$500 -$1,74993045.451.3--------
$1,750 or more89643.839.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport83040.533.871834.329.4+112
Walked only170.84.5120.64.7+5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas48023.438.545021.535.1+30
Speaks a language other than English at home32515.928.028313.523.9+42
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016542.67.3--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.