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Yass Valley

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Yass Valley 51.1% of the local workers are males and 48.9% are female.

The local workers are 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 the Yass Valley vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Yass Valley20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,342100.0100.03,553100.0100.0-211
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years47614.214.453215.015.4-56
25 - 54 years1,87856.267.82,12959.969.2-251
55 - 64 years69920.914.566818.812.9+31
65 years and over2898.63.42246.32.6+65
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing58517.32.269919.42.7-114
Accommodation and food services38911.56.743012.06.5-41
Retail trade34910.310.442011.711.2-71
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers44413.313.247613.413.5-32
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,89056.664.62,00856.565.5-118
Part time1,40542.034.01,46141.132.6-56
Bachelor or higher degree66619.928.260517.024.4+61
Advanced diploma or diploma3179.510.62817.99.8+36
Certificate level84525.322.379022.221.9+55
No qualifications1,46343.834.61,68747.538.3-224
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$12491,30539.039.8--------
$1250 or more75422.631.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport150.413.8310.912.4-16
Walked only2497.54.12858.04.5-36
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3249.729.93539.927.6-29
Speaks a language other than English at home1233.722.41073.019.5+16
Arrived between 2006 and 2011351.05.3--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.