Perth Inner City Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

59,515 people or 65.1% of Perth Inner City Region'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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)91,356100.0100.068,549100.0100.0+22,807
Age structure
15 - 24 years13,07914.314.39,26313.514.1+3,816
25 - 54 years62,54868.564.948,55770.866.8+13,991
55 - 64 years11,23112.315.78,06811.814.9+3,163
65 years and over4,4824.95.12,6543.94.2+1,828
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance13,17214.413.68,01011.711.7+5,162
Professional, scientific and technical services12,47113.76.98,32612.16.4+4,145
Education and training8,4999.38.86,3769.38.7+2,123
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,14911.112.18,41912.313.0+1,730
Hours worked
Full time56,95962.360.244,06264.361.8+12,897
Part time33,28336.438.223,44034.236.5+9,843
Bachelor or higher degree50,37555.131.234,04849.727.5+16,327
Advanced diploma or diploma9,14010.010.97,41910.810.8+1,721
Certificate level11,86713.025.29,54513.925.1+2,322
No qualifications18,03219.730.215,88123.233.7+2,151
Individual Income
Less than $50010,62911.613.5--------
$500 -$1,99951,16256.062.4--------
$2,000 or more28,96431.723.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport13,88315.27.411,41216.69.2+2,471
Walked only5,5536.12.25,0037.32.8+550
Other Characteristics
Born overseas39,77643.539.531,15845.538.8+8,618
Speaks a language other than English at home22,50624.620.017,65325.818.4+4,853
Arrived between 2016 and August 20219,87610.84.9--------

Perth Inner City Region

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