25

Student – school or university

21.2%

20

Unemployed / receiving benefits

16.9%

53

Blue collar

44.9%

13

White Collar

11.0%

7

Professional

5.9%
Blue collar work involves manual or unskilled labour not requiring a higher level of education. White collar work is skilled or semi-skilled labour, generally office based. Those in the ‘professional’ category have obtained specific tertiary education commensurate to their employment, e.g. doctors, accountants, pilots, engineers.