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Resident workers - Key statistics

695 people or 59.0% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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)1,177100.0100.01,073100.0100.0+104
Males57248.654.749646.254.9+76
Females60851.745.358054.145.1+28
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years14612.48.616515.49.6-19
25 - 54 years77766.074.271366.473.6+64
55 - 64 years19616.712.415314.312.9+43
65 years and over584.94.8393.63.8+19
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals57648.956.347644.453.7+100
Clerical and administrative workers27823.618.030928.821.0-31
Technicians and trades workers16614.17.915814.78.4+8
Hours worked--------------
Full time78967.072.971766.872.0+72
Part time38332.526.434932.527.2+34
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree57648.961.245742.655.4+119
Advanced diploma or diploma11910.111.31059.812.0+14
Certificate level22318.910.120619.211.1+17
No qualifications24120.515.126825.018.2-27
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50014712.59.4--------
$500 -$1,74978466.652.9--------
$1,750 or more24721.036.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car86773.739.682476.844.9+43
Public Transport80.733.940.428.1+4
Bicycle70.61.180.71.2-1
Walked only413.54.5353.34.8+6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1008.540.7847.836.9+16
Speaks a language other than English at home615.229.5383.524.3+23
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016292.59.3--------

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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