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Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

996 people or 28.2% of Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 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--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.