The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

59,658 people or 61.8% of The Hills Shire's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
The Hills Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)96,477100.0100.080,182100.0100.0+16,295
Age structure
15 - 24 years13,43113.913.811,89414.814.0+1,537
25 - 54 years63,65866.065.751,70064.566.6+11,958
55 - 64 years14,25814.815.312,55515.715.0+1,703
65 years and over5,1295.35.14,0215.04.3+1,108
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance12,69013.214.49,22811.512.5+3,462
Professional, scientific and technical services11,14611.68.98,31610.48.1+2,830
Education and training8,9429.38.77,4399.38.4+1,503
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers14,43615.013.013,00916.213.8+1,427
Hours worked
Full time59,27461.458.052,34065.363.1+6,934
Part time35,97137.340.326,71433.334.9+9,257
Bachelor or higher degree48,60250.438.433,05341.232.6+15,549
Advanced diploma or diploma11,05611.511.09,94212.411.2+1,114
Certificate level14,36014.921.313,85817.322.2+502
No qualifications20,47721.227.021,18626.431.1-709
Individual Income
Less than $50010,51610.911.5--------
$500 -$1,99953,22455.264.9--------
$2,000 or more31,88133.022.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3,1503.34.012,89716.115.9-9,747
Walked only7840.82.51,0021.23.9-218
Other Characteristics
Born overseas46,40848.133.933,38641.632.7+13,022
Speaks a language other than English at home38,54740.027.126,37332.926.2+12,174
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214,8805.16.1--------

The Hills Shire Council

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