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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

3,788 people or 25.2% of the City of Albany's local resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Albany20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers15,032100.0100.014,002100.0100.0+1,030
Males7,85452.254.77,52453.754.9+330
Females7,17847.845.36,47846.345.1+700
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,32615.516.22,39017.118.0-64
25 - 54 years9,44062.866.29,23165.966.8+209
55 - 64 years2,62017.414.41,95614.012.9+664
65 years and over6464.33.24253.02.3+221
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade2,01613.410.11,95213.911.1+64
Health care and social assistance1,90512.710.41,61811.610.2+287
Construction1,50110.010.21,40610.09.1+95
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,41916.116.72,21215.8--+207
Professionals2,33915.619.92,04214.6--+297
Managers2,04613.612.21,98914.2--+57
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger10,92972.766.29,92270.967.2+1,007
Public transport1400.99.21361.07.1+4
Bicycle30.01.300.00.7+3
Walked only4453.03.34423.23.4+3
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,54756.963.78,09857.863.4+449
Part time5,27635.129.54,55832.629.5+718
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,31215.423.31,85213.219.6+460
Advanced diploma or diploma1,4769.89.81,2679.09.0+209
Certificate level4,23528.224.03,50225.022.2+733
No qualifications6,37242.438.96,57547.043.6-203
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,06933.725.5--------
$600 to $1,2496,15440.936.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,64817.622.2--------
$2,000 or more 9076.014.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English8555.714.55263.811.1+329
Has broadband internet access at home11,35775.679.14,77334.150.0+6,584
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)5,45336.332.74,96735.532.3+486

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

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