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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

10,285 people or 21.4% of the City of Rockingham'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 Rockingham20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers48,087100.0100.036,312100.0100.0+11,775
Males26,67255.554.720,70457.054.9+5,968
Females21,41544.545.315,60843.045.1+5,807
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,04818.816.27,16619.718.0+1,882
25 - 54 years32,53367.766.224,90768.666.8+7,626
55 - 64 years5,56211.614.43,79310.412.9+1,769
65 years and over9442.03.24461.22.3+498
Top three industries--------------
Construction5,74011.910.24,21511.69.1+1,525
Manufacturing5,72411.98.25,28214.59.4+442
Retail trade5,28111.010.14,34012.011.1+941
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers10,22721.316.78,40423.1--+1,823
Clerical and administrative workers6,61213.814.44,79013.2--+1,822
Professionals6,20712.919.93,98011.0--+2,227
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger32,62567.866.225,97671.567.2+6,649
Public transport4,2608.99.21,5324.27.1+2,728
Bicycle5321.11.3290.10.7+503
Walked only9712.03.37152.03.4+256
Hours worked--------------
Full time31,03364.563.723,24864.063.4+7,785
Part time13,59828.329.510,24028.229.5+3,358
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,62311.723.33,2649.019.6+2,359
Advanced diploma or diploma4,6629.79.83,1008.59.0+1,562
Certificate level15,23031.724.010,77629.722.2+4,454
No qualifications20,42642.538.917,05047.043.6+3,376
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59912,36825.725.5--------
$600 to $1,24917,51036.436.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 11,44923.822.2--------
$2,000 or more 6,00512.514.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,8355.914.51,5384.211.1+1,297
Has broadband internet access at home37,97179.079.118,00449.650.0+19,967
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)18,10737.732.713,36136.832.3+4,746

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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