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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

5,795 people or 33.5% of the City of Belmont's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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 Belmont20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers17,318100.0100.014,071100.0100.0+3,247
Males9,66655.854.77,77055.254.9+1,896
Females7,65244.245.36,30144.845.1+1,351
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,79116.116.22,49217.718.0+299
25 - 54 years11,99169.266.29,59868.266.8+2,393
55 - 64 years2,10012.114.41,69512.012.9+405
65 years and over4362.53.22862.02.3+150
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,5969.210.11,45410.311.1+142
Health care and social assistance1,5428.910.41,2809.110.2+262
Construction1,5098.710.21,1308.09.1+379
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,20618.519.92,21315.7--+993
Technicians and trades workers2,95817.116.72,34616.7--+612
Clerical and administrative workers2,75415.914.42,34916.7--+405
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger11,58266.966.29,72169.167.2+1,861
Public transport1,95511.39.21,2398.87.1+716
Bicycle1901.11.3850.60.7+105
Walked only3992.33.33212.33.4+78
Hours worked--------------
Full time11,71367.663.79,50667.663.4+2,207
Part time4,47025.829.53,59425.529.5+876
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,01723.223.32,42217.219.6+1,595
Advanced diploma or diploma1,77810.39.81,1928.59.0+586
Certificate level3,85822.324.03,12322.222.2+735
No qualifications6,84039.538.96,53446.443.6+306
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,00323.125.5--------
$600 to $1,2497,21041.636.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,90422.522.2--------
$2,000 or more 1,93811.214.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English4,06423.514.52,00914.311.1+2,055
Has broadband internet access at home13,32877.079.15,82341.450.0+7,505
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,65526.932.73,76526.832.3+890

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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