Wagga Wagga City

Resident workers - Key statistics - Health Care and Social Assistance

2,626 people or 55.8% of Wagga Wagga City's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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 - Health Care and Social Assistance
Wagga Wagga City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,707100.0100.03,927100.0100.0+780
Age structure
15 - 24 years51210.99.045111.59.2+61
25 - 54 years3,19567.967.02,72369.369.0+472
55 - 64 years84017.819.365216.618.3+188
65 years and over1603.44.71072.73.5+53
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,50031.930.81,18330.129.8+317
Clerical and administrative workers65714.013.857214.614.5+85
Hours worked
Full time2,62955.951.82,08953.251.6+540
Part time2,05643.747.21,78545.547.0+271
Bachelor or higher degree1,92941.045.01,43336.539.6+496
Advanced diploma or diploma69714.815.348312.314.1+214
Certificate level1,09623.319.389622.819.1+200
No qualifications87118.517.389022.721.5-19
Individual Income
Less than $50053111.314.4--------
$500 -$1,7493,39472.167.9--------
$1,750 or more74015.716.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport220.510.1150.48.8+7
Walked only2415.13.91834.74.2+58
Other Characteristics
Born overseas81017.235.852613.432.6+284
Speaks a language other than English at home58212.427.32947.522.8+288
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162655.65.5--------

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