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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

3,801 people or 60.3% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Financial and Insurance 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%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)6,305100.0100.06,356100.0100.0-51
Males3,15050.050.73,01347.448.7+137
Females3,15950.149.33,34652.651.3-187
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3385.46.55228.28.7-184
25 - 54 years4,85877.180.64,91377.380.5-55
55 - 64 years92514.710.476312.08.9+162
65 years and over1973.12.51602.51.9+37
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers2,30536.636.62,74543.240.4-440
Professionals2,11533.536.81,99431.435.4+121
Managers1,30420.717.71,21219.117.2+92
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,85176.979.14,72074.377.5+131
Part time1,41522.420.21,57824.821.7-163
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,66942.352.62,26535.646.3+404
Advanced diploma or diploma1,13218.013.01,14218.013.2-10
Certificate level80312.710.781812.911.0-15
No qualifications1,56324.821.31,91630.126.2-353
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002433.93.9--------
$500 -$1,7492,89345.949.2--------
$1,750 or more3,11149.345.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,94930.931.92,23335.134.9-284
Public Transport3,39153.849.93,15949.746.5+232
Bicycle190.31.0160.30.9+3
Walked only631.03.8590.94.1+4
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,46923.342.01,32620.939.2+143
Speaks a language other than English at home94515.033.085613.529.4+89
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161161.86.2--------

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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