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Resident workers - Key statistics

60 people or 18.3% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) 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)328100.0100.0311100.0100.0+17
Males29088.479.525983.378.8+31
Females4212.820.55016.121.2-8
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years257.65.94113.28.0-16
25 - 54 years23371.074.020064.373.4+33
55 - 64 years6820.717.66320.316.5+5
65 years and over92.72.561.92.1+3
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers13240.225.311938.327.2+13
Machinery operators and drivers6921.016.03812.213.1+31
Clerical and administrative workers4112.515.84715.118.0-6
Hours worked--------------
Full time27985.185.324980.184.0+30
Part time5015.213.85216.714.7-2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree195.825.0227.121.8-3
Advanced diploma or diploma4112.512.33711.911.0+4
Certificate level17553.435.314847.635.8+27
No qualifications9729.625.38828.328.4+9
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500134.03.1--------
$500 -$1,74921866.555.8--------
$1,750 or more8525.940.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car28386.373.726284.273.4+21
Public Transport41.211.241.39.20
Bicycle51.51.131.01.1+2
Walked only00.01.631.01.8-3
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas123.722.4196.120.3-7
Speaks a language other than English at home134.015.9113.513.6+2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201630.92.6--------

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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