Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River 47.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.9% are female.

The local workers is 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 Shire of Augusta-Margaret River vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)6,483100.0100.05,854100.0100.0+629
Age structure
15 - 24 years75011.614.368111.614.0+69
25 - 54 years3,98461.564.93,67162.766.9+313
55 - 64 years1,19218.415.81,10918.914.9+83
65 years and over5478.45.13856.64.1+162
Top three industries
Accommodation and food services90013.96.574912.86.4+151
Retail trade76111.88.769511.99.5+66
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers95914.815.485114.516.4+108
Hours worked
Full time3,05547.160.22,89549.561.9+160
Part time3,32251.238.22,83848.536.3+484
Bachelor or higher degree1,77427.431.11,34523.027.4+429
Advanced diploma or diploma74811.510.962610.710.8+122
Certificate level1,66925.725.31,57827.025.4+91
No qualifications2,10632.530.12,07735.533.6+29
Individual Income
Less than $5001,24919.313.5--00--
$500 -$1,9994,55470.262.3--00--
$2,000 or more6239.623.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport210.37.4110.29.4+10
Walked only2904.52.23055.22.8-15
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,89729.339.41,59227.238.6+305
Speaks a language other than English at home66110.219.94978.518.3+164
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212553.94.9--00--

Shire of Augusta-Margaret River

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