City of Canning

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Canning 61.0% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 39.0% 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 City of Canning 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

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Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Canning20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)61,088100.0100.054,887100.0100.0+6,201
Age structure
15 - 24 years9,89216.214.38,33215.214.0+1,560
25 - 54 years39,07964.064.936,26566.166.9+2,814
55 - 64 years9,37715.415.88,22815.014.9+1,149
65 years and over2,7454.55.12,0653.84.1+680
Top three industries
Retail trade6,85711.28.76,82012.49.5+37
Health care and social assistance5,4288.913.63,9537.211.7+1,475
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers10,14716.615.48,91916.216.4+1,228
Clerical and administrative workers8,18813.412.08,02314.612.9+165
Hours worked
Full time39,62964.960.236,78067.061.9+2,849
Part time20,45133.538.217,15831.336.3+3,293
Bachelor or higher degree15,29725.031.112,02521.927.4+3,272
Advanced diploma or diploma6,55010.710.95,67810.310.8+872
Certificate level15,97826.225.314,16625.825.4+1,812
No qualifications21,80535.730.121,52639.233.6+279
Individual Income
Less than $5008,10413.313.5--00--
$500 -$1,99942,20169.162.3--00--
$2,000 or more10,22016.723.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,9613.27.41,9263.59.4+35
Walked only3450.62.24780.92.8-133
Other Characteristics
Born overseas28,58646.839.424,92945.438.6+3,657
Speaks a language other than English at home17,41728.519.914,04825.618.3+3,369
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213,9956.54.9--00--

City of Canning

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