1 Regional boundaries are based on the Australian Statistical Geography Standard developed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The work locations of 4,419 NSW public sector employees were unknown due to Workforce Profile data collection records missing a postcode and/or suburb name, or employees working outside NSW. These employees have not been included in denominators when calculating percentages.
2 Statistical Area Level 4, Sydney SA4s grouped, excludes ‘Unknowns’ and ‘Outside NSW’. See Regional reference table in Chapter 12 for more detail.
3 Australian Bureau of Statistics (2021) 'ERP by SA2 and above (ASGS 2021), 2001 onwards' Data by Statistical Area 4 , [ABS. Stat Explorer], accessed 29 September 2022.
4 0.8% of census period FTE is not mapped to any Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Statistical Area Level 4 (SA4) for NSW because of postcode and/or suburb data that is missing or outside NSW.
5 Australian Bureau of Statistics (August 2022), ‘Table 1: RM1 - Labour force status by age, labour market region (ASGS) and sex, October 1998 onwards, [time series spreadsheet], Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, accessed 29 September 2022.
6 Including casual employees gives a complete picture of the number of people contributing to the NSW economy and travelling between regions for work.