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Shire of Dandaragan

Resident workers - Key statistics

336 people or 23.1% of Shire of Dandaragan's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Shire of Dandaragan20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,453100.0100.01,447100.0100.0+6
Males80555.453.582657.154.7-21
Females64244.246.561942.845.3+23
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1389.514.11319.116.2+7
25 - 54 years87960.566.895566.066.2-76
55 - 64 years30721.114.927719.114.4+30
65 years and over1329.14.2896.23.2+43
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing39327.02.538726.82.4+6
Construction1278.79.815410.710.2-27
Accommodation and food services1168.06.41127.85.9+4
Top three occupations--------------
Managers36124.812.036525.212.2-4
Labourers26518.29.722815.89.7+37
Technicians and trades workers21114.516.221114.616.70
Hours worked--------------
Full time88460.861.892263.763.7-38
Part time53837.036.549133.934.2+47
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree20414.027.517312.023.3+31
Advanced diploma or diploma1329.110.81349.39.8-2
Certificate level43730.125.135424.524.0+83
No qualifications62142.733.770748.938.9-86
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50029120.016.9--------
$500 -$1,74984057.857.2--------
$1,750 or more28819.824.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car82957.168.285759.266.2-28
Public Transport362.59.2402.89.4-4
Bicycle231.61.0271.91.1-4
Walked only1278.72.81157.93.3+12
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas26218.038.828319.635.7-21
Speaks a language other than English at home876.018.4946.514.5-7
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016513.58.2--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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