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Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics

310 people or 25.4% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) 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%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,221100.0100.01,132100.0100.0+89
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years13411.08.91049.27.9+30
25 - 54 years57947.450.454047.751.5+39
55 - 64 years24219.821.424821.922.3-6
65 years and over26821.919.323921.118.3+29
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1008.26.4706.25.7+30
Hours worked--------------
Full time84969.568.883773.970.2+12
Part time36930.229.327324.127.4+96
Bachelor or higher degree18315.013.313011.510.4+53
Advanced diploma or diploma12710.48.8938.28.1+34
Certificate level34728.425.225222.322.3+95
No qualifications51942.548.458151.353.9-62
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50027522.525.1--------
$500 -$1,74975862.161.5--------
$1,750 or more15212.410.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport30.
Walked only836.87.5928.18.1-9
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas635.213.2443.911.2+19
Speaks a language other than English at home272.29.1252.27.1+2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016282.32.8--------

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