City of Belmont

Resident workers - Key statistics

7,631 people or 41.0% of the City of Belmont'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Belmont2016
Namenumber%. % Western Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)18,599100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,70914.614.1
25 - 54 years13,07970.366.8
55 - 64 years2,22812.014.9
65 years and over5853.14.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,99310.711.7
Retail trade1,6008.69.5
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,15817.016.2
Clerical and administrative workers2,60414.013.0
Hours worked
Full time12,08865.061.8
Part time6,16733.236.5
Bachelor or higher degree5,49729.627.5
Advanced diploma or diploma2,13411.510.8
Certificate level4,16222.425.1
No qualifications6,28033.833.7
Individual Income
Less than $5002,80215.116.9
$500 -$1,74911,91964.157.2
$1,750 or more3,62319.524.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,10511.39.2
Walked only3351.82.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas9,15649.238.8
Speaks a language other than English at home5,86331.518.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,81415.18.2

City of Belmont

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