Town of Cambridge

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Town of Cambridge 36.8% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 63.1% 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 Town of Cambridge 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
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Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)13,993100.0100.013,120100.0100.0+873
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,10115.014.31,83614.014.0+265
25 - 54 years8,77662.764.98,55565.266.9+221
55 - 64 years2,24616.115.82,00915.314.9+237
65 years and over8706.25.17195.54.1+151
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,12536.613.64,74636.111.7+379
Professional, scientific and technical services1,40810.16.91,32610.16.4+82
Education and training1,3539.78.71,2089.28.7+145
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers2,35716.811.82,03315.510.5+324
Clerical and administrative workers1,95013.912.02,00015.212.9-50
Hours worked
Full time6,87349.160.26,79151.861.9+82
Part time6,95949.738.26,14446.836.3+815
Bachelor or higher degree6,67847.731.15,94445.327.4+734
Advanced diploma or diploma1,80312.910.91,87514.310.8-72
Certificate level2,00414.325.31,77713.525.4+227
No qualifications3,17422.730.13,16524.133.6+9
Individual Income
Less than $5002,05114.713.5--00--
$500 -$1,9998,86463.362.3--00--
$2,000 or more2,98021.323.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8986.47.41,1578.89.4-259
Walked only3012.22.23432.62.8-42
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,81741.639.45,50041.938.6+317
Speaks a language other than English at home2,98221.319.92,62520.018.3+357
Arrived between 2016 and August 20218456.04.9--00--

Town of Cambridge

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