City of Fremantle

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

10,125 people or 61.1% of the City of Fremantle'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.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Fremantle20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)16,569100.0100.013,973100.0100.0+2,596
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,97711.914.31,59411.414.1+383
25 - 54 years10,52963.564.99,32966.866.8+1,200
55 - 64 years2,97017.915.72,28016.314.9+690
65 years and over1,0996.65.17735.54.2+326
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,59915.713.61,97814.211.7+621
Education and training2,06612.48.81,83013.18.7+236
Professional, scientific and technical services1,86611.26.91,3629.76.4+504
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers1,90711.511.81,43010.210.6+477
Hours worked
Full time9,33356.360.28,14958.361.8+1,184
Part time7,03442.538.25,61840.236.5+1,416
Bachelor or higher degree8,39350.731.26,49246.527.5+1,901
Advanced diploma or diploma1,73210.510.91,47910.610.8+253
Certificate level2,64616.025.22,28716.425.1+359
No qualifications3,44320.830.23,34523.933.7+98
Individual Income
Less than $5002,08312.613.5--------
$500 -$1,9999,25155.862.4--------
$2,000 or more5,08330.723.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,5939.67.41,76012.69.2-167
Walked only6614.02.26334.52.8+28
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,45132.939.54,92035.238.8+531
Speaks a language other than English at home1,93511.720.01,90913.718.4+26
Arrived between 2016 and August 20217514.54.9--------

City of Fremantle

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