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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Resident workers - Key statistics

86,757 people or 65.4% of the Sydney Eastern Suburbs's resident workers 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
Sydney Eastern Suburbs20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)132,712100.0100.0123,593100.0100.0+9,119
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years14,28610.814.013,92611.314.5+360
25 - 54 years96,06672.466.689,72372.667.7+6,343
55 - 64 years15,42111.615.014,65411.914.4+767
65 years and over6,9485.24.35,3034.33.4+1,645
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services19,91215.08.118,33414.87.9+1,578
Health care and social assistance15,14311.412.513,73011.111.6+1,413
Education and training12,3999.38.410,8138.77.9+1,586
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers16,23412.213.816,92913.715.1-695
Hours worked--------------
Full time89,31067.363.183,58267.664.0+5,728
Part time41,31031.134.937,86130.633.8+3,449
Bachelor or higher degree73,16655.132.662,00150.227.9+11,165
Advanced diploma or diploma13,59110.211.213,50110.910.5+90
Certificate level14,92811.222.214,55611.822.2+372
No qualifications27,41720.731.128,77423.334.8-1,357
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50015,65311.817.1--------
$500 -$1,74966,59350.260.7--------
$1,750 or more48,43136.520.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport39,55229.815.933,84927.413.7+5,703
Walked only8,9006.73.98,0746.54.1+826
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas60,07645.332.753,33843.230.0+6,738
Speaks a language other than English at home32,46224.526.227,94522.622.6+4,517
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201616,77312.66.0--------

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