City of Gosnells

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

22,529 people or 38.6% of the City of Gosnells'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 Gosnells20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)58,391100.0100.052,934100.0100.0+5,457
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,98015.414.37,88114.914.1+1,099
25 - 54 years38,89666.664.936,24068.566.8+2,656
55 - 64 years8,19814.015.77,11913.414.9+1,079
65 years and over2,3174.05.11,6863.24.2+631
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,98213.713.66,14811.611.7+1,834
Retail trade5,7249.88.85,67510.79.5+49
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers9,80916.815.39,34017.616.2+469
Clerical and administrative workers7,43412.712.17,41714.013.0+17
Hours worked
Full time35,35560.560.232,95262.361.8+2,403
Part time21,82637.438.218,89835.736.5+2,928
Bachelor or higher degree15,98927.431.212,16323.027.5+3,826
Advanced diploma or diploma6,54011.210.95,55810.510.8+982
Certificate level14,38924.625.213,09124.725.1+1,298
No qualifications19,96134.230.220,52038.833.7-559
Individual Income
Less than $5008,48214.513.5--------
$500 -$1,99940,93270.162.4--------
$2,000 or more8,40814.423.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,4817.77.45,0549.59.2-573
Walked only4070.72.25281.02.8-121
Other Characteristics
Born overseas31,77854.439.527,17451.338.8+4,604
Speaks a language other than English at home22,70838.920.017,75933.518.4+4,949
Arrived between 2016 and August 20213,6236.24.9--------

City of Gosnells

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