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Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics

168 people or 13.8% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) 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)1,213100.0100.01,365100.0100.0-152
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years887.36.41279.36.4-39
25 - 54 years75061.867.886063.070.6-110
55 - 64 years28423.420.229521.618.8-11
65 years and over967.95.6725.34.2+24
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers55545.844.163946.841.2-84
Clerical and administrative workers25621.120.928921.222.4-33
Technicians and trades workers13811.44.11329.75.1+6
Hours worked--------------
Full time94077.571.71,03876.073.0-98
Part time26021.426.829121.324.7-31
Bachelor or higher degree806.617.3614.513.7+19
Advanced diploma or diploma887.310.1846.28.5+4
Certificate level45437.424.642431.124.2+30
No qualifications55545.844.971652.548.3-161
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001099.011.0--------
$500 -$1,74987872.469.1--------
$1,750 or more19115.718.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport00.09.570.59.9-7
Walked only242.02.2352.62.5-11
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1088.937.21158.432.7-7
Speaks a language other than English at home635.231.7332.426.7+30
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016221.84.1--------

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