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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

7,962 people or 62.7% of Sutherland Shire's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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)12,701100.0100.011,416100.0100.0+1,285
Males2,41519.022.32,09618.421.7+319
Females10,28481.077.79,32381.778.3+961
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,36810.89.01,28111.29.2+87
25 - 54 years8,13864.167.07,64567.069.0+493
55 - 64 years2,49019.619.32,00817.618.3+482
65 years and over6985.54.74884.33.5+210
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,36342.240.54,90342.940.5+460
Community and personal service workers3,32826.230.82,83824.929.8+490
Clerical and administrative workers2,24117.613.82,13818.714.5+103
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,13248.351.85,46947.951.6+663
Part time6,47851.047.25,78850.747.0+690
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,84246.045.04,62440.539.6+1,218
Advanced diploma or diploma2,12016.715.31,80615.814.1+314
Certificate level2,03416.019.31,81515.919.1+219
No qualifications2,30018.117.32,49721.921.5-197
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,96115.414.4--------
$500 -$1,7498,44866.567.9--------
$1,750 or more2,14116.916.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,83169.568.57,94569.668.2+886
Public Transport1,2599.910.19628.48.8+297
Bicycle370.30.5270.20.6+10
Walked only4043.23.93373.04.2+67
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,31826.135.82,83124.832.6+487
Speaks a language other than English at home2,04416.127.31,53413.422.8+510
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163833.05.5--------

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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