Data for wage and salary workers in Gloucester shows that 45.3% are aged between 35 and 54, followed by 24.1% aged between 15 and 34.
The labour force is also relatively well educated, with over 50% of the Gloucester population holding an educational qualification. 14% of the workforce have Bachelors or higher degrees.
The workforce in Gloucester includes 1,800 employed persons across a number of industries including manufacturing, agriculture, mining, tourism, professional and personal services .
The wages and salaries paid by businesses and organisations in Gloucester is over $120 million and
the workforce is very localised with almost 84% of local workers living
Managers account for the largest proportion of workers by occupation with 22.2%, followed by technicians and trades with 13.6%.
Unemployment 7.4% [December 2015]
There are numerous haulage companies in Gloucester, from couriers to heavy haulage servicing businesses to Newcastle, Sydney, North Coast and interstate.
Construction & Trades:
Sheds, commercial, units, renovations, decks & pergolas, kitchens, bathrooms etc. there is a builder and any number of qualified tradesman to suit. Residential building is another area of growth.
Australian Bureau of Statistics(ABS) 2011 Census of Population and Housing, Working Population Profile (WPP)
Department of Employemnt Small Area Labour Markets (SALM). September Quarter 2015)
ABS 2011 Census of Population and Housing, Basic Community Profile (BCP)
ABS June 2014 Gross State Product
ABS 2012/2013 National Input/Output Tables