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Resident workers - Key statistics

25,560 people or 70.4% of Willoughby City's resident workers 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
Willoughby City20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)36,309100.0100.033,657100.0100.0+2,652
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,81810.514.03,56810.614.5+250
25 - 54 years26,11271.966.624,22272.067.7+1,890
55 - 64 years4,65412.815.04,60913.714.4+45
65 years and over1,7294.84.31,2673.83.4+462
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services6,56318.18.16,29918.77.9+264
Financial and insurance services4,13011.44.93,92511.75.0+205
Health care and social assistance3,85210.612.53,47110.311.6+381
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers4,47912.313.84,71714.015.1-238
Hours worked--------------
Full time24,33967.063.122,58367.164.0+1,756
Part time11,44331.534.910,52531.333.8+918
Bachelor or higher degree21,98760.632.618,82755.927.9+3,160
Advanced diploma or diploma3,5739.811.23,61010.710.5-37
Certificate level2,8908.022.22,9738.822.2-83
No qualifications7,05619.431.17,05521.034.8+1
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,93813.617.1--------
$500 -$1,74916,73246.160.7--------
$1,750 or more14,20839.120.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport12,92835.615.910,35930.813.7+2,569
Walked only2,8647.93.92,4917.44.1+373
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas19,07252.532.716,43748.830.0+2,635
Speaks a language other than English at home14,76840.726.211,72934.822.6+3,039
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,99811.06.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).