City of Fremantle

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Fremantle 49.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 50.4% are female.

The local workers is 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 City of Fremantle vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Fremantle20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)27,577100.0100.024,869100.0100.0+2,708
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,21115.314.33,69514.914.0+516
25 - 54 years17,21862.464.916,02064.466.9+1,198
55 - 64 years4,54916.515.83,89615.714.9+653
65 years and over1,5835.75.11,2555.04.1+328
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,98118.113.63,25513.111.7+1,726
Accommodation and food services3,00510.96.52,54810.26.4+457
Education and training2,4969.18.72,3269.48.7+170
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers3,69713.411.83,03412.210.5+663
Hours worked
Full time15,50956.260.214,54758.561.9+962
Part time11,70042.438.29,89939.836.3+1,801
Bachelor or higher degree9,99336.231.17,76931.227.4+2,224
Advanced diploma or diploma3,21811.710.92,91811.710.8+300
Certificate level5,78221.025.35,38021.625.4+402
No qualifications7,89228.630.18,06832.433.6-176
Individual Income
Less than $5003,88914.113.5--00--
$500 -$1,99918,03865.462.3--00--
$2,000 or more5,40819.623.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,6255.97.41,6996.89.4-74
Walked only6422.32.26332.52.8+9
Other Characteristics
Born overseas10,49638.139.49,85939.638.6+637
Speaks a language other than English at home5,43319.719.95,03020.218.3+403
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,3785.04.9--00--

City of Fremantle

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