Willoughby City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

28,137 people or 75.4% of Willoughby City's resident workers (All industries) 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)37,312100.0100.036,309100.0100.0+1,003
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,87810.413.83,81810.514.0+60
25 - 54 years26,14870.165.726,11271.966.6+36
55 - 64 years5,18913.915.34,65412.815.0+535
65 years and over2,1035.65.11,7294.84.3+374
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services6,98118.78.96,56318.18.1+418
Financial and insurance services4,78712.85.34,13011.44.9+657
Health care and social assistance4,51612.114.43,85210.612.5+664
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers4,41111.813.04,47912.313.8-68
Hours worked
Full time23,47162.958.024,33967.063.1-868
Part time13,42536.040.311,44331.534.9+1,982
Bachelor or higher degree24,75966.438.421,98760.632.6+2,772
Advanced diploma or diploma3,3789.111.03,5739.811.2-195
Certificate level2,6577.121.32,8908.022.2-233
No qualifications5,73215.427.07,05619.431.1-1,324
Individual Income
Less than $5003,4579.311.5--------
$500 -$1,99917,66847.464.9--------
$2,000 or more15,92642.722.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,4106.54.012,92835.615.9-10,518
Walked only1,6374.42.52,8647.93.9-1,227
Other Characteristics
Born overseas19,65552.733.919,07252.532.7+583
Speaks a language other than English at home15,10640.527.114,76840.726.2+338
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213,5679.66.1--------

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