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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

7,990 people or 63.4% of the Town of Cambridge's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Town of Cambridge20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers12,599100.0100.011,597100.0100.0+1,002
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,90315.116.21,89516.318.0+8
25 - 54 years8,16664.866.27,69266.366.8+474
55 - 64 years1,92615.314.41,55413.412.9+372
65 years and over6044.83.24563.92.3+148
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services2,05016.37.21,64514.26.3+405
Health care and social assistance1,91515.210.41,79815.510.2+117
Education and training1,29110.28.01,20610.47.7+85
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers1,60212.714.41,47812.7--+124
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger7,79061.866.27,38063.667.2+410
Public transport1,34110.69.29978.67.1+344
Walked only4773.83.33923.43.4+85
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,64160.663.76,89359.463.4+748
Part time4,25033.729.54,00234.529.5+248
Bachelor or higher degree6,69153.123.35,51947.619.6+1,172
Advanced diploma or diploma1,29910.39.81,23910.79.0+60
Certificate level1,26210.024.01,1419.822.2+121
No qualifications2,96223.538.93,19127.543.6-229
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,69021.425.5--------
$600 to $1,2493,14425.036.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,73021.722.2--------
$2,000 or more 3,92231.114.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1,57112.514.51,0779.311.1+494
Has broadband internet access at home11,10288.179.17,89068.050.0+3,212
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,63036.732.74,18236.132.3+448

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.