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Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics

102 people or 29.6% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate 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)345100.0100.0382100.0100.0-37
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5014.511.27419.414.0-24
25 - 54 years22264.368.423160.566.3-9
55 - 64 years5114.814.05915.414.4-8
65 years and over247.06.4153.95.2+9
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers16146.742.417545.841.7-14
Clerical and administrative workers7120.619.67319.121.7-2
Hours worked--------------
Full time26275.972.228474.370.5-22
Part time8123.527.08622.528.3-5
Bachelor or higher degree5816.829.05213.621.7+6
Advanced diploma or diploma4412.815.94211.016.1+2
Certificate level12135.125.410728.024.4+14
No qualifications10931.626.114136.931.6-32
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500308.710.6--------
$500 -$1,74925473.662.8--------
$1,750 or more5816.825.4--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport00.015.930.812.4-3
Walked only92.62.930.83.3+6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas144.129.9236.025.0-9
Speaks a language other than English at home00.024.951.319.0-5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.04.1--------

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