City of Armadale

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

16,742 people or 37.7% of the City of Armadale'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 Armadale20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)44,453100.0100.036,286100.0100.0+8,167
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,11613.814.35,31414.614.1+802
25 - 54 years30,75169.264.924,98768.966.8+5,764
55 - 64 years5,98413.515.74,83113.314.9+1,153
65 years and over1,6123.65.11,1553.24.2+457
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance6,48514.613.64,54612.511.7+1,939
Retail trade4,2649.68.83,93110.89.5+333
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers7,44516.715.36,39317.616.2+1,052
Clerical and administrative workers5,74112.912.15,19414.313.0+547
Hours worked
Full time27,52461.960.222,95263.361.8+4,572
Part time16,17736.438.212,68435.036.5+3,493
Bachelor or higher degree11,49925.931.27,56620.927.5+3,933
Advanced diploma or diploma5,24311.810.94,09311.310.8+1,150
Certificate level12,48328.125.210,33128.525.1+2,152
No qualifications14,10631.730.213,33036.733.7+776
Individual Income
Less than $5005,71812.913.5--------
$500 -$1,99930,68569.062.4--------
$2,000 or more7,64917.223.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,8946.57.42,9318.19.2-37
Walked only3970.92.24101.12.8-13
Other Characteristics
Born overseas20,51346.139.515,33942.338.8+5,174
Speaks a language other than English at home11,76226.520.07,35220.318.4+4,410
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,8584.24.9--------

City of Armadale

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