Wagga Wagga City

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Wagga Wagga City 49.9% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 50.1% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Wagga Wagga City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Wagga Wagga City20212016change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)34,048100.0100.030,601100.0100.0+3,447
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,73019.813.85,92919.414.0+801
25 - 54 years20,50060.265.818,69661.166.6+1,804
55 - 64 years5,09515.015.34,65715.215.0+438
65 years and over1,7135.05.11,3204.34.3+393
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance6,31218.514.45,00916.412.5+1,303
Public administration and safety3,82811.25.83,63211.95.9+196
Education and training3,62310.68.73,19810.58.3+425
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers5,28515.510.64,33614.210.4+949
Technicians and trades workers4,85314.311.84,56714.912.7+286
Hours worked
Full time21,41662.958.019,70064.463.1+1,716
Part time12,01935.340.310,31933.734.9+1,700
Bachelor or higher degree8,75825.738.46,94822.732.6+1,810
Advanced diploma or diploma3,3539.811.02,9439.611.1+410
Certificate level9,88929.021.29,20330.122.2+686
No qualifications11,27233.127.010,71535.031.1+557
Individual Income
Less than $5004,30112.611.5--00--
$500 -$1,99924,60572.364.9--00--
$2,000 or more4,80314.122.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2400.74.01650.516.0+75
Walked only1,4864.42.51,5735.13.9-87
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,43613.034.13,32310.932.8+1,113
Speaks a language other than English at home3,1659.327.22,1857.126.4+980
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,0523.16.2--00--

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