Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

996 people or 28.2% of Upper Lachlan 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Upper Lachlan Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)3,530100.0100.03,473100.0100.0+57
Age structure
15 - 24 years38410.914.036410.514.5+20
25 - 54 years1,96255.666.61,98657.267.7-24
55 - 64 years72920.715.072320.814.4+6
65 years and over45012.74.339711.43.4+53
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing90825.82.192126.62.2-13
Health care and social assistance38610.912.536910.611.6+17
Public administration and safety3449.86.03359.76.1+9
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers48213.712.747013.513.2+12
Hours worked
Full time2,17361.663.12,23264.364.0-59
Part time1,27536.134.91,15633.333.8+119
Bachelor or higher degree59416.832.652415.127.9+70
Advanced diploma or diploma40211.411.23419.810.5+61
Certificate level1,08330.722.294127.122.2+142
No qualifications1,32537.531.11,47742.534.8-152
Individual Income
Less than $50076921.817.1--------
$500 -$1,7492,19662.260.7--------
$1,750 or more49113.920.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport180.515.9250.713.7-7
Walked only1624.63.91634.74.1-1
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2537.232.72667.730.0-13
Speaks a language other than English at home581.626.2641.822.6-6
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016150.46.0--------

Upper Lachlan Shire

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