Tamworth Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Tamworth Regional Council 48.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.8% are female.

The local workers is 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 Tamworth Regional Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Tamworth Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)27,327100.0100.025,103100.0100.0+2,224
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,23915.513.83,70614.814.0+533
25 - 54 years16,67261.065.815,54161.966.6+1,131
55 - 64 years4,61216.915.34,40817.615.0+204
65 years and over1,8026.65.11,4485.84.3+354
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,01018.314.44,02416.012.5+986
Retail trade2,87610.59.02,91511.69.7-39
Education and training2,6859.88.72,2809.18.3+405
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers3,55713.010.62,73510.910.4+822
Hours worked
Full time17,03262.358.015,81663.063.1+1,216
Part time9,85436.140.38,77334.934.9+1,081
Bachelor or higher degree6,00922.038.44,73218.932.6+1,277
Advanced diploma or diploma2,79910.211.02,66310.611.1+136
Certificate level8,26830.321.27,54030.022.2+728
No qualifications9,55635.027.09,22336.731.1+333
Individual Income
Less than $5003,83714.011.5--00--
$500 -$1,99920,01673.264.9--00--
$2,000 or more3,22211.822.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport950.34.01450.616.0-50
Walked only7012.62.59273.73.9-226
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,25711.934.12,2829.132.8+975
Speaks a language other than English at home2,2608.327.21,3635.426.4+897
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,1214.16.2--00--

Tamworth Regional Council

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