City of Albany

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,522 people or 31.4% of the City of Albany's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Albany20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)17,599100.0100.015,987100.0100.0+1,612
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,55814.514.32,31914.514.1+239
25 - 54 years10,14257.664.99,51759.566.8+625
55 - 64 years3,55820.215.73,14919.714.9+409
65 years and over1,3547.75.11,0066.34.2+348
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,90316.513.62,09913.111.7+804
Retail trade1,98511.38.81,92712.19.5+58
Education and training1,6419.38.81,59810.08.7+43
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,72615.515.32,55216.016.2+174
Community and personal service workers2,47514.111.82,10113.110.6+374
Hours worked
Full time9,57054.460.28,88255.661.8+688
Part time7,72643.938.26,82242.736.5+904
Bachelor or higher degree3,57220.331.22,81517.627.5+757
Advanced diploma or diploma1,95011.110.91,77211.110.8+178
Certificate level5,69632.425.24,98831.225.1+708
No qualifications5,97233.930.25,90036.933.7+72
Individual Income
Less than $5002,75415.613.5--------
$500 -$1,99912,27569.762.4--------
$2,000 or more2,42313.823.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1681.07.41561.09.2+12
Walked only3742.12.24382.72.8-64
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,65320.839.53,34820.938.8+305
Speaks a language other than English at home1,3497.720.01,1066.918.4+243
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213351.94.9--------

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