City of Canning

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

26,598 people or 55.4% of the City of Canning'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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Canning20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)48,045100.0100.042,132100.0100.0+5,913
Age structure
15 - 24 years7,92216.514.36,91016.414.1+1,012
25 - 54 years31,47365.564.927,68165.766.8+3,792
55 - 64 years6,55313.615.75,95214.114.9+601
65 years and over2,0964.45.11,5883.84.2+508
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance6,99514.613.65,37512.811.7+1,620
Retail trade4,3249.08.84,27010.19.5+54
Education and training4,2648.98.84,0159.58.7+249
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers6,38213.315.35,88214.016.2+500
Community and personal service workers6,10012.711.84,73611.210.6+1,364
Hours worked
Full time27,39057.060.224,46258.161.8+2,928
Part time19,79041.238.216,96840.336.5+2,822
Bachelor or higher degree21,24244.231.216,03038.027.5+5,212
Advanced diploma or diploma5,35611.110.94,67711.110.8+679
Certificate level8,08416.825.27,48717.825.1+597
No qualifications12,16225.330.212,84430.533.7-682
Individual Income
Less than $5007,61815.913.5--------
$500 -$1,99931,09064.762.4--------
$2,000 or more8,95118.623.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,95710.37.45,02111.99.2-64
Walked only4490.92.25651.32.8-116
Other Characteristics
Born overseas29,14760.739.523,77756.438.8+5,370
Speaks a language other than English at home22,27346.420.017,07240.518.4+5,201
Arrived between 2016 and August 20216,04012.64.9--------

City of Canning

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