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Shire of Harvey

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,837 people or 24.3% of the Shire of Harvey's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Shire of Harvey20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)11,681100.0100.010,943100.0100.0+738
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,61613.814.11,65015.116.2-34
25 - 54 years7,65765.666.87,31266.866.2+345
55 - 64 years1,91716.414.91,62814.914.4+289
65 years and over4874.24.23473.23.2+140
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,26810.89.51,19310.910.1+75
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,29019.616.22,14919.616.7+141
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,95259.561.86,79062.063.7+162
Part time4,51638.736.53,90535.734.2+611
Bachelor or higher degree1,73114.827.51,33912.223.3+392
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1069.510.88918.19.8+215
Certificate level3,98534.125.13,45231.524.0+533
No qualifications4,50338.533.74,84344.338.9-340
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,15418.416.9--------
$500 -$1,7496,67057.157.2--------
$1,750 or more2,67022.924.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport3362.99.24033.79.4-67
Walked only1921.62.81831.73.3+9
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,69823.138.82,35521.535.7+343
Speaks a language other than English at home9618.218.46626.014.5+299
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165204.58.2--------

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