Wollondilly Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

7,817 people or 29.5% of Wollondilly Shire'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
Wollondilly Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)26,528100.0100.024,057100.0100.0+2,471
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,39816.613.83,88416.114.0+514
25 - 54 years16,75863.265.715,35463.866.6+1,404
55 - 64 years4,15615.715.33,87916.115.0+277
65 years and over1,2264.65.19343.94.3+292
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,93711.114.42,3729.912.5+565
Education and training2,5009.48.72,1769.08.4+324
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers4,89818.511.94,39718.312.7+501
Clerical and administrative workers3,81214.413.03,54314.713.8+269
Hours worked
Full time15,05956.858.015,60964.963.1-550
Part time10,99841.540.37,93833.034.9+3,060
Bachelor or higher degree4,84818.338.43,87316.132.6+975
Advanced diploma or diploma2,96911.211.02,68511.211.2+284
Certificate level9,34135.221.38,26634.422.2+1,075
No qualifications8,77633.127.08,47535.231.1+301
Individual Income
Less than $5003,07511.611.5--------
$500 -$1,99917,97667.864.9--------
$2,000 or more5,17419.522.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2270.94.01,0474.415.9-820
Walked only3541.32.53441.43.9+10
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,00411.333.92,97212.432.7+32
Speaks a language other than English at home1,4845.627.11,3075.426.2+177
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211290.56.1--------

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