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Shire of Harvey

Local workers - Key statistics

In the Shire of Harvey 54.2% of the local workers are males and 45.8% 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 Shire of Harvey 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
Shire of Harvey20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,175100.0100.04,730100.0100.0+445
Males2,80654.254.92,67256.554.6+134
Females2,36945.845.12,05843.545.4+311
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years68613.316.069814.817.4-12
25 - 54 years3,41366.066.43,18967.467.3+224
55 - 64 years86016.614.564913.713.1+211
65 years and over2164.23.11944.12.2+22
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing1,21123.48.31,22625.99.5-15
Education and training68113.28.155811.87.9+123
Retail trade5099.810.14249.011.3+85
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers89817.416.981917.316.3+79
Labourers88017.09.787618.510.6+4
Managers76514.812.377716.412.8-12
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,06159.164.42,92461.864.4+137
Part time2,02739.234.21,70035.933.7+327
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree75814.623.458912.520.2+169
Advanced diploma or diploma4057.89.93377.19.2+68
Certificate level1,41627.424.21,15424.422.3+262
No qualifications2,50948.538.72,38150.343.2+128
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5991,62331.425.1--------
$600 -$12491,87036.136.3--------
$1250 or more1,60331.037.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,82573.966.23,33570.567.6+490
Public Transport210.49.5250.57.2-4
Bicycle360.71.1310.71.0+5
Walked only1402.73.31833.93.4-43
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,08420.935.580817.131.4+276
Speaks a language other than English at home4278.314.33216.810.8+106
Arrived between 2006 and 20112895.69.1--------

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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