Shire of Denmark

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Shire of Denmark

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

864 people or 36.5% of the Shire of Denmark's resident workers (All industries) 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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Shire of Denmark20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,370100.0100.02,243100.0100.0+127
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
Top three occupations
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
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
Public Transport261.19.2231.09.4+3
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--------

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