Sutherland Shire CouncilEconomic profile
Skip to content

Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

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.

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)10,554100.0100.09,737100.0100.0+817
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--------------
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
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--------------
Public Transport1,08610.311.48248.59.2+262
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--------

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