Woollahra Municipal Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

21,562 people or 76.4% 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Woollahra Municipal Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)28,230100.0100.028,008100.0100.0+222
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,6829.513.82,5048.914.0+178
25 - 54 years18,32064.965.719,01567.966.6-695
55 - 64 years4,15114.715.33,80513.615.0+346
65 years and over3,08310.95.12,6879.64.3+396
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services5,77720.58.95,38619.28.1+391
Financial and insurance services3,80313.55.33,38312.14.9+420
Health care and social assistance3,16511.214.42,94410.512.5+221
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers2,86110.113.03,17411.313.8-313
Hours worked
Full time18,20964.558.019,24468.763.1-1,035
Part time9,58433.940.38,36329.934.9+1,221
Bachelor or higher degree19,27168.338.417,67663.132.6+1,595
Advanced diploma or diploma2,2918.111.02,5309.011.2-239
Certificate level1,7506.221.32,0767.422.2-326
No qualifications4,26415.127.04,95017.731.1-686
Individual Income
Less than $5001,8346.511.5--------
$500 -$1,99911,57941.064.9--------
$2,000 or more14,50351.422.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,2464.44.08,33229.715.9-7,086
Walked only1,2714.52.52,4458.73.9-1,174
Other Characteristics
Born overseas10,92938.733.911,05239.532.7-123
Speaks a language other than English at home4,31115.327.14,55916.326.2-248
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,8416.56.1--------

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