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Sutherland Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Sutherland Shire 47.7% of the local workers are males and 52.3% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Sutherland Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Sutherland Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)57,205100.0100.054,594100.0100.0+2,611
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,85919.014.410,98220.115.4-123
25 - 54 years35,02861.267.834,09562.569.2+933
55 - 64 years8,92615.614.57,83414.312.9+1,092
65 years and over2,3924.23.41,6833.12.6+709
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade9,35116.210.49,45417.111.2-103
Health care and social assistance7,81513.511.66,58811.910.5+1,227
Education and training5,2769.18.04,8758.87.7+401
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers8,96715.715.28,42815.415.7+539
Technicians and trades workers8,06314.113.27,63414.013.5+429
Hours worked--------------
Full time31,32954.864.630,41955.765.5+910
Part time25,14444.034.023,19942.532.6+1,945
Bachelor or higher degree12,90122.628.210,43219.124.4+2,469
Advanced diploma or diploma6,93212.110.65,88010.89.8+1,052
Certificate level14,00024.522.313,00723.821.9+993
No qualifications21,92338.334.622,12540.538.3-202
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124921,95038.439.8--------
$1250 or more14,38725.131.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2,9765.213.82,3984.412.4+578
Walked only1,9983.54.12,2054.04.5-207
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas12,89022.529.911,57221.227.6+1,318
Speaks a language other than English at home9,00415.722.47,29113.419.5+1,713
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,9663.45.3--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.