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City of Gosnells

Resident workers - Key statistics

17,721 people or 33.5% of City of Gosnells'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 Gosnells20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)52,934100.0100.051,073100.0100.0+1,861
Males29,33655.453.528,20655.254.7+1,130
Females23,59744.646.522,86544.845.3+732
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,88114.914.18,67417.016.2-793
25 - 54 years36,24068.566.834,01166.666.2+2,229
55 - 64 years7,11913.414.97,10713.914.4+12
65 years and over1,6863.24.21,2752.53.2+411
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance6,14811.611.75,0389.910.4+1,110
Retail trade5,67510.79.55,77311.310.1-98
Construction5,0949.69.84,9519.710.2+143
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers9,34017.616.29,35218.316.7-12
Professionals8,13115.420.57,28014.319.9+851
Clerical and administrative workers7,41714.013.08,44916.514.4-1,032
Hours worked--------------
Full time32,95262.361.833,22765.163.7-275
Part time18,89835.736.516,61432.534.2+2,284
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,16323.027.58,41216.523.3+3,751
Advanced diploma or diploma5,55810.510.84,7659.39.8+793
Certificate level13,09124.725.113,35426.124.0-263
No qualifications20,52038.833.722,67044.438.9-2,150
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009,31617.616.9--------
$500 -$1,74934,59165.357.2--------
$1,750 or more8,26115.624.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car38,75173.268.236,21670.966.2+2,535
Public Transport5,0549.59.25,0409.99.4+14
Bicycle2240.41.03040.61.1-80
Walked only5281.02.86251.23.3-97
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas27,17451.338.822,07343.235.7+5,101
Speaks a language other than English at home17,75933.518.411,00521.514.5+6,754
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,62110.68.2--------

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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