Wollondilly Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

6,558 people or 27.3% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Wollondilly Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)24,057100.0100.021,292100.0100.0+2,765
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,88416.114.03,41116.014.5+473
25 - 54 years15,35463.866.614,14866.467.7+1,206
55 - 64 years3,87916.115.03,17314.914.4+706
65 years and over9343.94.35622.63.4+372
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,3729.912.52,1149.911.6+258
Retail trade2,2689.49.72,0959.810.3+173
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers4,39718.312.73,89318.313.2+504
Clerical and administrative workers3,54314.713.83,27215.415.1+271
Hours worked
Full time15,60964.963.113,88865.264.0+1,721
Part time7,93833.034.96,88332.333.8+1,055
Bachelor or higher degree3,87316.132.63,04814.327.9+825
Advanced diploma or diploma2,68511.211.21,9299.110.5+756
Certificate level8,26634.422.26,88232.322.2+1,384
No qualifications8,47535.231.18,40639.534.8+69
Individual Income
Less than $5004,13317.217.1--------
$500 -$1,74914,94462.160.7--------
$1,750 or more4,52718.820.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,0474.415.98884.213.7+159
Walked only3441.43.93331.64.1+11
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,97212.432.72,91413.730.0+58
Speaks a language other than English at home1,3075.426.21,0014.722.6+306
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161430.66.0--------

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