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Resident workers - Key statistics

864 people or 36.5% of the Shire of Denmark'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.

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 Denmark20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,370100.0100.02,243100.0100.0+127
Males1,23051.953.51,16351.954.7+67
Females1,13948.146.51,07748.045.3+62
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years24110.214.12209.816.2+21
25 - 54 years1,33656.466.81,38261.666.2-46
55 - 64 years54322.914.948821.814.4+55
65 years and over25310.74.21597.13.2+94
Top three industries--------------
Education and training29312.48.724410.98.0+49
Health care and social assistance26011.011.723010.310.4+30
Construction25210.69.824110.810.2+11
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals46619.720.543419.319.9+32
Managers42417.912.046520.712.2-41
Technicians and trades workers36115.216.234015.216.7+21
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,08945.961.81,06747.663.7+22
Part time1,25152.836.51,12750.234.2+124
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree61025.727.552523.423.3+85
Advanced diploma or diploma25410.710.824310.89.8+11
Certificate level65527.625.158326.024.0+72
No qualifications75731.933.778134.838.9-24
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50060625.616.9--------
$500 -$1,7491,36957.857.2--------
$1,750 or more35615.024.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,45761.568.21,35360.366.2+104
Public Transport261.19.2231.09.4+3
Bicycle190.81.0190.81.10
Walked only1405.92.81305.83.3+10
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas62226.238.859926.735.7+23
Speaks a language other than English at home1185.018.4873.914.5+31
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016331.48.2--------

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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