Woollahra Municipal Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

20,206 people or 72.1% of Woollahra Municipal Council area'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
Woollahra Municipal Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)28,008100.0100.026,543100.0100.0+1,465
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,5048.914.02,5229.514.5-18
25 - 54 years19,01567.966.618,02167.967.7+994
55 - 64 years3,80513.615.03,93414.814.4-129
65 years and over2,6879.64.32,0707.83.4+617
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services5,38619.28.14,98118.87.9+405
Financial and insurance services3,38312.14.93,29812.45.0+85
Health care and social assistance2,94410.512.52,77110.411.6+173
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers3,17411.313.83,24512.215.1-71
Hours worked
Full time19,24468.763.118,19468.564.0+1,050
Part time8,36329.934.97,96330.033.8+400
Bachelor or higher degree17,67663.132.615,61258.827.9+2,064
Advanced diploma or diploma2,5309.011.22,68710.110.5-157
Certificate level2,0767.422.21,9397.322.2+137
No qualifications4,95017.731.15,29019.934.8-340
Individual Income
Less than $5002,5679.217.1--------
$500 -$1,74911,76542.060.7--------
$1,750 or more13,21147.220.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8,33229.715.96,90626.013.7+1,426
Walked only2,4458.73.92,2998.74.1+146
Other Characteristics
Born overseas11,05239.532.710,26138.730.0+791
Speaks a language other than English at home4,55916.326.23,76414.222.6+795
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,5339.06.0--------

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