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City of Armadale

Resident workers - Key statistics

11,659 people or 32.1% of City of Armadale's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Armadale20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)36,286100.0100.029,746100.0100.0+6,540
Males19,66454.253.516,39655.154.7+3,268
Females16,62745.846.513,34644.945.3+3,281
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,31414.614.15,44218.316.2-128
25 - 54 years24,98768.966.819,16964.466.2+5,818
55 - 64 years4,83113.314.94,34614.614.4+485
65 years and over1,1553.24.27912.73.2+364
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,54612.511.73,18410.710.4+1,362
Retail trade3,93110.89.53,37211.310.1+559
Construction3,74610.39.83,23810.910.2+508
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6,39317.616.25,62418.916.7+769
Professionals5,72815.820.54,03313.619.9+1,695
Clerical and administrative workers5,19414.313.04,66515.714.4+529
Hours worked--------------
Full time22,95263.361.819,22664.663.7+3,726
Part time12,68435.036.59,79332.934.2+2,891
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,56620.927.54,15314.023.3+3,413
Advanced diploma or diploma4,09311.310.82,6448.99.8+1,449
Certificate level10,33128.525.18,56828.824.0+1,763
No qualifications13,33036.733.713,25144.538.9+79
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5005,84616.116.9--------
$500 -$1,74923,40864.557.2--------
$1,750 or more6,49217.924.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car26,55873.268.220,93670.466.2+5,622
Public Transport2,9318.19.22,5268.59.4+405
Bicycle1130.31.01020.31.1+11
Walked only4101.12.84401.53.3-30
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas15,33942.338.810,60635.735.7+4,733
Speaks a language other than English at home7,35220.318.43,05410.314.5+4,298
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,5917.18.2--------

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

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