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Resident workers - Key statistics

347 people or 17.3% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Manufacturing) 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)2,007100.0100.02,149100.0100.0-142
Males1,55477.470.51,68478.472.6-130
Females45522.729.546721.727.4-12
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years33516.710.043020.010.9-95
25 - 54 years1,40470.068.71,43866.970.9-34
55 - 64 years22011.017.623310.815.3-13
65 years and over512.53.7502.32.8+1
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers61530.617.458127.017.0+34
Technicians and trades workers53526.723.563129.424.8-96
Managers23111.516.425912.115.0-28
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,62581.079.31,75781.880.0-132
Part time35917.919.835216.418.3+7
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree23011.520.21667.716.1+64
Advanced diploma or diploma1175.89.4904.28.1+27
Certificate level71035.429.980437.430.2-94
No qualifications88043.837.81,00947.041.2-129
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001879.39.7--------
$500 -$1,7491,57278.369.1--------
$1,750 or more22211.120.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,77388.379.61,82584.979.0-52
Public Transport90.46.990.46.30
Bicycle30.10.6261.20.8-23
Walked only321.62.0391.82.1-7
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas51825.838.034516.136.0+173
Speaks a language other than English at home43421.630.925011.627.8+184
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201628014.05.9--------

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

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