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Resident workers - Key statistics

2,198 people or 70.4% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Education and Training) 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)3,123100.0100.03,132100.0100.0-9
Males96530.929.01,11935.730.5-154
Females2,16069.271.02,01464.369.5+146
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2287.39.51946.28.2+34
25 - 54 years2,13568.466.52,22471.068.7-89
55 - 64 years64120.519.462319.919.8+18
65 years and over1213.94.7953.03.4+26
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals1,75656.260.81,83658.663.9-80
Community and personal service workers43914.114.734110.912.1+98
Clerical and administrative workers42113.511.044714.311.3-26
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,95762.755.41,89360.454.9+64
Part time1,14136.543.71,19738.244.0-56
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,85959.563.61,74955.861.8+110
Advanced diploma or diploma33910.910.436311.611.3-24
Certificate level49715.910.644914.39.9+48
No qualifications38312.313.546714.914.2-84
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50031510.115.5--------
$500 -$1,7491,93161.858.4--------
$1,750 or more84227.025.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,65885.169.92,57582.271.2+83
Public Transport100.311.4290.99.2-19
Bicycle210.70.9381.21.0-17
Walked only832.74.11013.24.2-18
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas31910.224.23089.822.5+11
Speaks a language other than English at home1565.018.21183.814.6+38
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016441.43.3--------

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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