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City of Canning

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Canning 61.5% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 38.5% 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 Canning 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the City of Canning in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Canning20162011change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)54,887100.0100.056,931100.0100.0-2,044
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,33215.214.010,05617.716.2-1,724
25 - 54 years36,26566.166.936,86664.866.3-601
55 - 64 years8,22815.014.98,43814.814.4-210
65 years and over2,0653.84.11,5702.83.2+495
Top three industries
Retail trade6,82012.49.57,27812.810.0-458
Wholesale trade5,3969.82.56,85012.03.5-1,454
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers8,91916.216.49,83417.316.8-915
Clerical and administrative workers8,02314.612.99,22016.214.3-1,197
Hours worked
Full time36,78067.061.939,41769.263.1-2,637
Part time17,15831.336.316,31028.633.5+848
Bachelor or higher degree12,02521.927.49,50816.723.2+2,517
Advanced diploma or diploma5,67810.310.85,0188.89.8+660
Certificate level14,16625.825.414,52625.524.2-360
No qualifications21,52639.233.625,65345.138.8-4,127
Individual Income
Less than $5008,60615.716.8--00--
$500 -$1,74935,28264.356.9--00--
$1,750 or more10,25518.724.9--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,9263.59.42,2423.99.5-316
Walked only4780.92.85831.03.3-105
Other Characteristics
Born overseas24,92945.438.623,46141.235.5+1,468
Speaks a language other than English at home14,04825.618.310,97219.314.5+3,076
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,46510.08.2--00--

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