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The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

42,995 people or 53.6% of The Hills Shire'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
The Hills Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)80,182100.0100.073,961100.0100.0+6,221
Males42,13452.552.639,10752.953.4+3,027
Females38,05047.547.434,86147.146.6+3,189
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11,89414.814.011,11015.014.5+784
25 - 54 years51,70064.566.647,85564.767.7+3,845
55 - 64 years12,55515.715.012,09916.414.4+456
65 years and over4,0215.04.32,8913.93.4+1,130
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance9,22811.011.97,87610.411.3+1,352
Education and training7,4398.98.06,6558.87.7+784
Manufacturing4,9165.95.66,1588.18.2-1,242
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals23,23629.023.620,36827.522.7+2,868
Managers14,08117.613.513,10717.713.3+974
Clerical and administrative workers13,00916.213.812,87217.415.1+137
Hours worked--------------
Full time52,34065.363.148,20565.264.0+4,135
Part time26,71433.334.924,39233.033.8+2,322
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree33,05341.232.625,73834.827.9+7,315
Advanced diploma or diploma9,94212.411.29,34512.610.5+597
Certificate level13,85817.322.213,79218.622.2+66
No qualifications21,18626.431.121,99529.734.8-809
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50013,16116.417.1--------
$500 -$1,74942,28052.760.7--------
$1,750 or more23,56329.420.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car52,70965.762.150,48368.362.6+2,226
Public Transport12,89716.115.99,08612.313.7+3,811
Bicycle1720.20.71660.20.7+6
Walked only1,0021.23.99291.34.1+73
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas33,38641.632.727,65637.430.0+5,730
Speaks a language other than English at home26,37332.926.220,15327.222.6+6,220
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,2284.06.0--------

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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