Wollondilly Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Wollondilly Shire 57.9% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 42.1% 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 Wollondilly Shire 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Wollondilly Shire in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Wollondilly Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. New South Walesnumber%. New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)11,133100.0100.010,529100.0100.0+604
Males6,44657.952.66,28159.753.3+165
Females4,68742.147.44,25040.446.7+437
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,72215.514.01,54914.714.5+173
25 - 54 years7,09963.866.66,97566.267.7+124
55 - 64 years1,79916.215.01,64415.614.4+155
65 years and over5114.64.33583.43.5+153
Top three industries
Construction1,47513.38.41,27412.17.3+201
Mining1,42412.80.91,44913.81.0-25
Education and training9248.38.38438.07.9+81
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,22320.012.72,13620.313.2+87
Machinery operators and drivers1,64014.76.11,57915.06.4+61
Labourers1,41212.78.81,35012.88.7+62
Hours worked
Full time7,08463.663.16,76264.262.9+322
Part time3,80834.234.93,51133.333.1+297
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,64114.732.61,38013.127.9+261
Advanced diploma or diploma1,12110.111.18648.210.5+257
Certificate level3,93235.322.23,58634.122.2+346
No qualifications4,12137.031.14,19939.934.9-78
Individual Income
Less than $5002,25220.217.2--00--
$500 -$1,7496,41157.660.8--00--
$1,750 or more2,24120.120.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car7,81770.261.97,41170.462.5+406
Public Transport1121.016.0950.913.8+17
Bicycle240.20.7210.20.7+3
Walked only3112.83.93032.94.1+8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,77916.032.81,73116.430.1+48
Speaks a language other than English at home1,0509.426.48428.022.8+208
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161541.46.0--00--

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