Shire of Harvey

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

3,452 people or 25.6% of the Shire of Harvey'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
Shire of Harvey20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)13,484100.0100.011,681100.0100.0+1,803
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,92814.314.31,61613.814.1+312
25 - 54 years8,52163.264.97,65765.666.8+864
55 - 64 years2,34917.415.71,91716.414.9+432
65 years and over6825.15.14874.24.2+195
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,56811.613.61,1279.611.7+441
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,67019.815.32,29019.616.2+380
Hours worked
Full time8,12360.260.26,95259.561.8+1,171
Part time5,14638.238.24,51638.736.5+630
Bachelor or higher degree2,19416.331.21,73114.827.5+463
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2589.310.91,1069.510.8+152
Certificate level5,01937.225.23,98534.125.1+1,034
No qualifications4,68534.730.24,50338.533.7+182
Individual Income
Less than $5001,94414.413.5--------
$500 -$1,9998,53463.362.4--------
$2,000 or more2,88221.423.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3882.97.43362.99.2+52
Walked only1991.52.21921.62.8+7
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,14423.339.52,69823.138.8+446
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2509.320.09618.218.4+289
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214093.04.9--------

Shire of Harvey

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