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Local workers - Key statistics

In the Town of Cambridge 36.0% of the local workers are males and 64.0% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the Town of Cambridge vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Town of Cambridge20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)10,316100.0100.09,224100.0100.0+1,092
Males3,71536.054.93,45337.454.6+262
Females6,60164.045.15,77162.645.4+830
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,52714.816.01,55516.917.4-28
25 - 54 years6,61364.166.45,96164.667.3+652
55 - 64 years1,69416.414.51,39015.113.1+304
65 years and over4824.73.13183.42.2+164
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,05039.310.43,27635.510.3+774
Professional, scientific and technical services1,05410.27.38999.76.5+155
Retail trade8758.510.196910.511.3-94
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,66835.620.13,06633.219.1+602
Clerical and administrative workers1,79517.414.51,50916.414.9+286
Community and personal service workers1,39413.59.41,19412.98.8+200
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,45152.864.44,81452.264.4+637
Part time4,77546.334.24,27446.333.7+501
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,12039.923.43,14434.120.2+976
Advanced diploma or diploma1,46614.29.91,23613.49.2+230
Certificate level1,47014.224.21,32414.422.3+146
No qualifications3,01629.238.73,06133.243.2-45
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5992,86827.825.1--------
$600 -$12494,00138.836.3--------
$1250 or more3,36932.737.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,90066.966.26,34568.867.6+555
Public Transport7347.19.53784.17.2+356
Bicycle1091.11.1740.81.0+35
Walked only2962.93.32392.63.4+57
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,10939.835.53,22034.931.4+889
Speaks a language other than English at home1,75417.014.31,12712.210.8+627
Arrived between 2006 and 20119579.39.1--------

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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