Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - Education and Training

8,115 people or 76.9% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Education and Training) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - Education and Training
Sutherland Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)10,554100.0100.09,737100.0100.0+817
Males2,55624.229.02,55326.230.5+3
Females8,00075.871.07,18773.869.5+813
Age structure
15 - 24 years9559.09.58568.88.2+99
25 - 54 years6,68463.366.56,41665.968.7+268
55 - 64 years2,40922.819.42,13121.919.8+278
65 years and over5054.84.73383.53.4+167
Top three occupations
Professionals6,82664.760.86,50566.863.9+321
Community and personal service workers1,36713.014.71,16812.012.1+199
Clerical and administrative workers1,10410.511.098110.111.3+123
Hours worked
Full time5,71154.155.45,17453.154.9+537
Part time4,77845.343.74,47646.044.0+302
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree6,82664.763.65,96261.261.8+864
Advanced diploma or diploma1,28912.210.41,30313.411.3-14
Certificate level9749.210.69269.59.9+48
No qualifications1,25311.913.51,27413.114.2-21
Individual Income
Less than $5001,53414.515.5--------
$500 -$1,7496,13458.158.4--------
$1,750 or more2,77626.325.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car7,83974.369.97,36475.671.2+475
Public Transport1,08610.311.48248.59.2+262
Bicycle380.40.9400.41.0-2
Walked only1391.34.11321.44.2+7
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,58515.024.21,40714.522.5+178
Speaks a language other than English at home1,0199.718.27818.014.6+238
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161161.13.3--------

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