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Shire of Gingin

Resident workers - Key statistics

417 people or 19.4% of the Shire of Gingin's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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 Gingin20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,155100.0100.01,960100.0100.0+195
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years21910.214.119910.216.2+20
25 - 54 years1,26658.766.81,17860.166.2+88
55 - 64 years44820.814.942721.814.4+21
65 years and over21510.04.21547.93.2+61
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing62929.22.549425.22.4+135
Retail trade1507.09.51286.510.1+22
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers33815.716.228714.616.7+51
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,25758.361.81,14158.263.7+116
Part time84239.136.576038.834.2+82
Bachelor or higher degree24111.227.519710.123.3+44
Advanced diploma or diploma1768.210.81628.39.8+14
Certificate level64830.125.150625.824.0+142
No qualifications98545.733.799150.638.9-6
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50048122.316.9--------
$500 -$1,7491,26858.857.2--------
$1,750 or more36216.824.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport743.49.2462.39.4+28
Walked only1507.02.81336.83.3+17
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas66530.938.854127.635.7+124
Speaks a language other than English at home26612.318.41457.414.5+121
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161426.68.2--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.