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City of Rockingham

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Rockingham 43.2% of the local workers are males and 56.8% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the City of Rockingham vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Rockingham20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)24,227100.0100.019,216100.0100.0+5,011
Males10,45843.254.99,15447.654.6+1,304
Females13,76956.845.110,06252.445.4+3,707
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,25521.716.04,20121.917.4+1,054
25 - 54 years15,53764.166.412,74666.367.3+2,791
55 - 64 years2,88411.914.51,99010.413.1+894
65 years and over5512.33.12791.52.2+272
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade4,08716.710.03,26616.811.1+821
Public administration and safety3,23713.26.23,08515.96.5+152
Health care and social assistance3,23613.210.32,01210.410.2+1,224
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,14817.120.13,07616.019.1+1,072
Community and personal service workers3,81415.79.42,62213.68.8+1,192
Technicians and trades workers3,74615.516.93,38617.616.3+360
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,27154.864.411,01357.364.4+2,258
Part time10,64143.934.27,84540.833.7+2,796
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,10416.923.42,77614.420.2+1,328
Advanced diploma or diploma2,53810.59.91,9029.99.2+636
Certificate level6,31026.024.24,61124.022.3+1,699
No qualifications10,77144.538.78,90146.343.2+1,870
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5998,67235.825.1--------
$600 -$12498,84436.536.3--------
$1250 or more6,45726.737.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car17,58672.666.213,58670.767.6+4,000
Public Transport7473.19.53541.87.2+393
Bicycle1780.71.11540.81.0+24
Walked only6372.63.35532.93.4+84
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,26734.135.55,93030.931.4+2,337
Speaks a language other than English at home1,5896.614.38844.610.8+705
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,9808.29.1--------

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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