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Resident workers - Key statistics

4,587 people or 28.7% of the City of Albany's 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Albany20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)15,987100.0100.015,026100.0100.0+961
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,31914.514.12,32915.516.2-10
25 - 54 years9,51759.566.89,44462.966.2+73
55 - 64 years3,14919.714.92,62217.414.4+527
65 years and over1,0066.34.26384.23.2+368
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,09913.111.71,90912.710.4+190
Retail trade1,92712.19.52,01613.410.1-89
Education and training1,59810.08.71,3539.08.0+245
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,55216.016.22,42216.116.7+130
Community and personal service workers2,10113.110.61,74411.69.4+357
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,88255.661.88,55556.963.7+327
Part time6,82242.736.56,17241.134.2+650
Bachelor or higher degree2,81517.627.52,31215.423.3+503
Advanced diploma or diploma1,77211.110.81,4779.89.8+295
Certificate level4,98831.225.14,23628.224.0+752
No qualifications5,90036.933.76,37342.438.9-473
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,27120.516.9--------
$500 -$1,74910,05262.957.2--------
$1,750 or more2,39715.024.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1561.09.21441.09.4+12
Walked only4382.72.84443.03.3-6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,34820.938.83,07220.435.7+276
Speaks a language other than English at home1,1066.918.48445.614.5+262
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164252.78.2--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).