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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

6,294 people or 64.3% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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)9,786100.0100.09,428100.0100.0+358
Males5,05751.754.74,83551.354.9+222
Females4,72448.345.34,59248.745.1+132
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9589.88.61,10311.79.6-145
25 - 54 years6,72068.774.26,46968.673.6+251
55 - 64 years1,55615.912.41,45315.412.9+103
65 years and over5505.64.84084.33.8+142
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,84349.556.34,30645.753.7+537
Clerical and administrative workers2,46725.218.02,70928.721.0-242
Managers1,27513.013.21,12611.911.9+149
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,79769.572.96,42968.272.0+368
Part time2,95030.126.42,90730.827.2+43
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,74248.561.24,01742.655.4+725
Advanced diploma or diploma1,55215.911.31,49615.912.0+56
Certificate level1,44714.810.11,46915.611.1-22
No qualifications1,76918.115.12,07922.118.2-310
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5008959.19.4--------
$500 -$1,7495,28454.052.9--------
$1,750 or more3,49035.736.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car4,08241.739.64,43647.144.9-354
Public Transport3,47635.533.92,78829.628.1+688
Bicycle350.41.1300.31.2+5
Walked only1391.44.51521.64.8-13
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,28623.440.72,02721.536.9+259
Speaks a language other than English at home1,45614.929.51,19912.724.3+257
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162903.09.3--------

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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