Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics - Education and Training

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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - Education and Training
Wagga Wagga City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 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--------

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