Town of Cambridge

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Town of Cambridge

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

8,860 people or 68.5% of the Town of Cambridge'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Town of Cambridge20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)12,937100.0100.012,597100.0100.0+340
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,75613.614.11,90115.116.2-145
25 - 54 years8,29564.166.88,16964.866.2+126
55 - 64 years2,18516.914.91,93715.414.4+248
65 years and over6965.44.25964.73.2+100
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,13416.511.71,91515.210.4+219
Professional, scientific and technical services1,86014.46.42,05016.37.2-190
Education and training1,37910.68.71,29110.28.0+88
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers1,48911.513.01,60312.714.4-114
Hours worked
Full time7,58858.761.87,64060.663.7-52
Part time5,21540.336.54,80038.134.2+415
Bachelor or higher degree7,61458.927.56,69253.123.3+922
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2469.610.81,29510.39.8-49
Certificate level1,1518.925.11,26110.024.0-110
No qualifications2,63720.433.72,96123.538.9-324
Individual Income
Less than $5002,05915.916.9--------
$500 -$1,7495,19940.257.2--------
$1,750 or more5,50742.624.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,36010.59.21,35310.79.4+7
Walked only4763.72.84783.83.3-2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,50334.838.84,30134.135.7+202
Speaks a language other than English at home1,86914.418.41,57312.514.5+296
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168796.88.2--------

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