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Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,180 people or 38.7% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) 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
Wagga Wagga City20162011Change
NameNumber%Wholesale Trade %Number%Wholesale Trade %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,047100.0100.03,166100.0100.0-119
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years53417.514.462119.615.7-87
25 - 54 years2,07868.264.82,18369.065.6-105
55 - 64 years37812.415.432210.215.4+56
65 years and over561.86.2391.23.1+17
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers85828.2--73823.30.6+120
Clerical and administrative workers51917.016.250516.016.1+14
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,53183.180.92,66684.280.9-135
Part time47615.617.947615.018.60
Bachelor or higher degree72923.99.060419.17.5+125
Advanced diploma or diploma45114.87.140112.75.1+50
Certificate level92130.240.389928.432.8+22
No qualifications89029.240.71,17437.149.3-284
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500892.910.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,16170.973.4--------
$1,750 or more76024.916.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport180.
Walked only42113.81.551016.12.2-89
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas31510.36.22748.77.4+41
Speaks a language other than English at home1575.22.41284.02.9+29
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016270.91.7--------

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