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Resident workers - Key statistics

147 people or 17.3% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Administrative and Support 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)849100.0100.0744100.0100.0+105
Males36743.247.332643.848.8+41
Females48857.552.742156.651.2+67
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years799.39.99913.311.3-20
25 - 54 years53663.169.150267.570.8+34
55 - 64 years18321.616.313017.514.6+53
65 years and over505.94.6192.63.2+31
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers43551.238.839252.736.2+43
Clerical and administrative workers11013.014.69012.115.1+20
Technicians and trades workers9311.07.2689.17.5+25
Hours worked--------------
Full time45053.052.940754.756.2+43
Part time38445.245.832744.042.3+57
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree819.523.1597.920.6+22
Advanced diploma or diploma667.812.0476.311.5+19
Certificate level24428.721.921428.820.6+30
No qualifications43050.639.638952.341.8+41
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50018822.123.4--------
$500 -$1,74960971.764.2--------
$1,750 or more435.111.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car70082.458.160080.658.8+100
Public Transport50.621.030.420.1+2
Bicycle30.40.5101.30.6-7
Walked only182.13.2223.03.7-4
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas819.540.1516.937.5+30
Speaks a language other than English at home516.031.2253.427.4+26
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016232.79.9--------

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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