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Resident workers - Key statistics

423 people or 13.0% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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)3,258100.0100.03,406100.0100.0-148
Males1,39142.743.71,42841.943.0-37
Females1,86657.356.31,97257.957.0-106
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,11334.228.41,18834.929.2-75
25 - 54 years1,62349.856.41,75751.656.8-134
55 - 64 years42012.911.838111.211.3+39
65 years and over1003.13.4802.32.7+20
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers1,89158.053.51,94057.051.8-49
Managers46414.215.953315.617.3-69
Labourers2768.57.42677.86.9+9
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,46845.147.71,61447.448.5-146
Part time1,74753.651.21,75451.549.8-7
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2688.217.71955.713.2+73
Advanced diploma or diploma1554.88.71374.07.6+18
Certificate level84926.119.078923.218.3+60
No qualifications1,91058.652.02,12962.556.3-219
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,18236.334.0--------
$500 -$1,7491,89658.257.3--------
$1,750 or more1294.07.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,52777.664.72,48172.864.1+46
Public Transport240.712.4391.110.5-15
Bicycle120.40.5200.60.6-8
Walked only1183.64.71504.45.1-32
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2357.228.51835.425.9+52
Speaks a language other than English at home1404.326.4832.422.9+57
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016481.55.5--------

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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