Shire of Dandaragan

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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 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.

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Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Shire of Dandaragan2016
Namenumber%. % Western Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,453100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years1389.514.1
25 - 54 years87960.566.8
55 - 64 years30721.114.9
65 years and over1329.14.2
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing39327.02.5
Accommodation and food services1168.06.4
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers21114.516.2
Hours worked
Full time88460.861.8
Part time53837.036.5
Bachelor or higher degree20414.027.5
Advanced diploma or diploma1329.110.8
Certificate level43730.125.1
No qualifications62142.733.7
Individual Income
Less than $50029120.016.9
$500 -$1,74984057.857.2
$1,750 or more28819.824.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport362.59.2
Walked only1278.72.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas26218.038.8
Speaks a language other than English at home876.018.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016513.58.2

Shire of Dandaragan

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