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Shire of Harvey

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,230 people or 20.4% of the Shire of Harvey's local resident workers 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
Shire of Harvey20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers10,947100.0100.09,246100.0100.0+1,701
Males6,08955.654.75,20656.354.9+883
Females4,85844.445.34,04043.745.1+818
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,65615.116.21,62517.618.0+31
25 - 54 years7,30766.766.26,24167.566.8+1,066
55 - 64 years1,63114.914.41,11412.012.9+517
65 years and over3533.23.22662.92.3+87
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing1,94317.78.21,76519.19.4+178
Construction1,38712.710.21,02911.19.1+358
Retail trade1,19410.910.11,03911.211.1+155
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,14219.616.71,79719.4--+345
Labourers1,60814.79.71,38214.9--+226
Professionals1,39512.719.91,11312.0--+282
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger7,97872.966.26,72572.767.2+1,253
Public transport3953.69.21091.27.1+286
Bicycle00.01.300.00.70
Walked only1841.73.32062.23.4-22
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,78562.063.75,69661.663.4+1,089
Part time3,37130.829.52,79430.229.5+577
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,34012.223.31,02711.119.6+313
Advanced diploma or diploma8908.19.86677.29.0+223
Certificate level3,45331.524.02,56327.722.2+890
No qualifications4,83944.238.94,49548.643.6+344
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,13028.625.5--------
$600 to $1,2493,72534.036.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,47722.622.2--------
$2,000 or more 1,41212.914.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English6646.114.54544.911.1+210
Has broadband internet access at home8,53277.979.13,92442.450.0+4,608
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,19938.432.73,34936.232.3+850

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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