City of Cockburn

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Cockburn 59.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 40.4% 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 Cockburn 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
City of Cockburn20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)50,040100.0100.041,677100.0100.0+8,363
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,34416.714.36,36415.314.0+1,980
25 - 54 years32,48064.964.928,65968.866.9+3,821
55 - 64 years7,26014.515.85,38712.914.9+1,873
65 years and over1,9653.95.11,2643.04.1+701
Top three industries
Retail trade4,9329.98.74,45310.79.5+479
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers10,52421.015.49,28522.316.4+1,239
Hours worked
Full time32,00964.060.227,63766.361.9+4,372
Part time17,29034.638.213,31131.936.3+3,979
Bachelor or higher degree11,96023.931.18,57820.627.4+3,382
Advanced diploma or diploma5,53011.110.94,52210.910.8+1,008
Certificate level14,98429.925.312,60530.225.4+2,379
No qualifications16,30232.630.114,80735.533.6+1,495
Individual Income
Less than $5006,80613.613.5--00--
$500 -$1,99933,06066.162.3--00--
$2,000 or more9,66719.323.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,2482.57.41,2583.09.4-10
Walked only4680.92.24921.22.8-24
Other Characteristics
Born overseas20,94241.939.417,58442.238.6+3,358
Speaks a language other than English at home11,34022.719.99,01621.618.3+2,324
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,4344.94.9--00--

City of Cockburn

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