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City of South Perth

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In City of South Perth 43.7% of the local workers are males and 56.2% are female.

The local workers are 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

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, City of South Perth 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.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of South Perth20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,861100.0100.012,318100.0100.0+543
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,87814.614.01,91315.516.2-35
25 - 54 years8,15263.466.97,77363.166.3+379
55 - 64 years2,11516.414.92,10517.114.4+10
65 years and over7125.54.15204.23.2+192
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,08516.211.71,68013.610.3+405
Education and training1,78313.98.71,48012.08.0+303
Professional, scientific and technical services1,40010.96.41,68713.77.2-287
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers1,83614.310.51,55912.79.4+277
Clerical and administrative workers1,79413.912.91,94615.814.3-152
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,84753.261.96,95556.563.1-108
Part time5,82545.336.35,14441.833.5+681
Bachelor or higher degree5,45042.427.44,55337.023.2+897
Advanced diploma or diploma1,64912.810.81,58712.99.8+62
Certificate level2,04015.925.41,98716.124.2+53
No qualifications3,38926.433.63,71330.138.8-324
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,49919.416.8--------
$500 -$1,7497,22256.256.9--------
$1,750 or more2,98823.224.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport5294.19.46415.29.5-112
Walked only3712.92.83773.13.3-6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5,29341.238.64,82139.135.5+472
Speaks a language other than English at home3,05823.818.32,38119.314.5+677
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,1719.18.2--------

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