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Resident workers - Key statistics

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.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Wagga Wagga City20162011Change
NameNumber%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services %Number%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,707100.0100.03,927100.0100.0+780
Males91119.448.670217.946.2+209
Females3,79280.651.73,22482.154.1+568
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years51210.912.445111.515.4+61
25 - 54 years3,19567.966.02,72369.366.4+472
55 - 64 years84017.816.765216.614.3+188
65 years and over1603.44.91072.73.6+53
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals1,89440.248.91,56739.944.4+327
Community and personal service workers1,50031.90.71,18330.10.4+317
Clerical and administrative workers65714.023.657214.628.8+85
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,62955.967.02,08953.266.8+540
Part time2,05643.732.51,78545.532.5+271
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,92941.048.91,43336.542.6+496
Advanced diploma or diploma69714.810.148312.39.8+214
Certificate level1,09623.318.989622.819.2+200
No qualifications87118.520.589022.725.0-19
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50053111.312.5--------
$500 -$1,7493,39472.166.6--------
$1,750 or more74015.721.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,62377.073.72,98376.076.8+640
Public Transport220.50.7150.40.4+7
Bicycle270.60.6240.60.7+3
Walked only2415.13.51834.73.3+58
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas81017.28.552613.47.8+284
Speaks a language other than English at home58212.45.22947.53.5+288
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162655.62.5--------

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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