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The Hills Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In The Hills Shire 47.3% of the local workers are males and 52.7% 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 The Hills 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

Please note: The ABS have discovered a minor error in the coding of Journey to Work in the 2016 Census. A revision to this dataset is expected to be released in early December and will be updated on this page soon afterwards. In the meantime, please use with caution and expect that the exact numbers may change slightly following the re-release. It is not expected to greatly change the magnitude of the numbers.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
The Hills Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)57,588100.0100.052,113100.0100.0+5,475
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,92217.214.49,51018.215.4+412
25 - 54 years37,39164.967.834,27865.869.2+3,113
55 - 64 years8,22314.314.57,10713.612.9+1,116
65 years and over2,0523.63.41,2182.32.6+834
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade11,29719.410.410,02519.011.2+1,272
Professional, scientific and technical services6,48011.17.95,32310.17.4+1,157
Health care and social assistance5,82410.011.64,3288.210.5+1,496
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers9,70716.915.29,11017.515.7+597
Hours worked--------------
Full time34,95060.764.632,30562.065.5+2,645
Part time22,00938.234.018,91636.332.6+3,093
Bachelor or higher degree17,04129.628.212,99124.924.4+4,050
Advanced diploma or diploma7,23912.610.65,98211.59.8+1,257
Certificate level11,08419.222.310,34719.921.9+737
No qualifications20,90336.334.619,98038.338.3+923
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124921,28237.039.8--------
$1250 or more18,09631.431.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2,2713.913.81,5463.012.4+725
Walked only9691.74.11,0832.14.5-114
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas20,00734.729.916,63131.927.6+3,376
Speaks a language other than English at home15,16126.322.411,34421.819.5+3,817
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,9065.05.3--------

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