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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,294 people or 56.2% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) 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)7,637100.0100.07,559100.0100.0+78
Males4,33256.755.54,49559.557.6-163
Females3,30443.344.53,06540.542.4+239
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3724.96.15737.67.6-201
25 - 54 years5,69074.573.55,60474.174.7+86
55 - 64 years1,30817.117.11,19015.715.5+118
65 years and over2553.33.21922.52.2+63
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers2,22129.121.62,38131.522.5-160
Clerical and administrative workers1,81423.825.31,81724.026.4-3
Professionals1,50119.722.81,26016.720.3+241
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,73875.176.95,74175.976.3-3
Part time1,83724.122.31,74023.022.6+97
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,71435.538.02,15528.532.0+559
Advanced diploma or diploma1,58020.716.51,48219.615.2+98
Certificate level1,64421.521.61,68422.322.1-40
No qualifications1,53820.121.71,94125.727.0-403
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003034.04.4--------
$500 -$1,7494,30656.462.9--------
$1,750 or more2,95638.731.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car4,37657.361.94,52059.862.3-144
Public Transport1,87324.518.61,62621.516.3+247
Bicycle380.51.1550.71.2-17
Walked only1041.43.61151.54.2-11
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,18915.623.21,11514.822.0+74
Speaks a language other than English at home6919.017.25747.615.3+117
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016550.71.7--------

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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