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Resident workers - Key statistics

85 people or 29.7% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Information Media and Telecommunications) 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)286100.0100.0301100.0100.0-15
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6021.010.86722.312.4-7
25 - 54 years18464.376.620066.476.0-16
55 - 64 years3712.910.23913.09.6-2
65 years and over31.02.462.02.0-3
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6723.412.86220.613.4+5
Sales workers5117.88.05317.68.6-2
Hours worked--------------
Full time23281.178.521872.476.3+14
Part time5519.220.88628.622.7-31
Bachelor or higher degree6121.350.16922.942.3-8
Advanced diploma or diploma248.411.9227.312.5+2
Certificate level9533.212.69330.914.3+2
No qualifications10135.323.010434.627.6-3
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003110.88.7--------
$500 -$1,74922177.351.3--------
$1,750 or more3311.539.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport00.033.800.029.40
Walked only82.84.5206.64.7-12
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas134.538.5248.035.1-11
Speaks a language other than English at home51.728.072.323.9-2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.07.3--------

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