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Shire of Denmark

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Shire of Denmark 48.8% of the local workers are males and 50.9% are female.

The local workers are 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 Shire of Denmark vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. However this dataset is NOT available at the Local Government Area level, and had to be matched using a best fit of work destination zones (DZNs) to the current LGA boundaries. Shire of Denmark is one area for which there is no good match of 2011 DZNs to 2016 LGA boundaries, so there is no reasonable data comparison between 2011 and 2016 for this area. 2011 data has been turned off and is currently unavailable for comparison for the Shire of Denmark.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Shire of Denmark2016
NameNumber%Western Australia %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)1,902100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years22411.814.0
25 - 54 years1,03054.266.9
55 - 64 years41822.014.9
65 years and over22711.94.1
Top three industries------
Education and training23612.68.7
Accommodation and food services22912.26.4
Agriculture, forestry and fishing22011.72.5
Top three occupations------
Technicians and trades workers25013.116.4
Hours worked------
Full time81943.161.9
Part time1,04955.236.3
Bachelor or higher degree46524.427.4
Advanced diploma or diploma21011.010.8
Certificate level48825.725.4
No qualifications67935.733.6
Individual Income------
Less than $50057430.216.8
$500 -$1,7491,09857.756.9
$1,750 or more20210.624.9
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport140.79.4
Walked only1236.52.8
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas50826.738.6
Speaks a language other than English at home1085.718.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016392.18.2

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