Perth Inner City Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Perth Inner City Region 48.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.4% 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 Perth Inner City Region 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 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Perth Inner City Region20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)258,892100.0100.0216,201100.0100.0+42,691
Age structure
15 - 24 years27,94410.814.324,11011.214.0+3,834
25 - 54 years185,60271.764.9156,91472.666.9+28,688
55 - 64 years35,09213.615.828,03213.014.9+7,060
65 years and over10,2744.05.17,1533.34.1+3,121
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services46,28517.96.934,17515.86.4+12,110
Health care and social assistance37,71314.613.622,51010.411.7+15,203
Public administration and safety24,6509.55.922,68210.56.2+1,968
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers43,15616.712.039,72418.412.9+3,432
Hours worked
Full time171,95966.460.2147,11668.061.9+24,843
Part time83,59632.338.266,06230.636.3+17,534
Bachelor or higher degree138,13353.431.1103,70648.027.4+34,427
Advanced diploma or diploma29,59711.410.925,34211.710.8+4,255
Certificate level36,39914.125.330,99014.325.4+5,409
No qualifications49,01118.930.150,79823.533.6-1,787
Individual Income
Less than $50021,2108.213.5--00--
$500 -$1,999145,32356.162.3--00--
$2,000 or more90,54435.023.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport60,46823.47.462,00228.79.4-1,534
Walked only5,7952.22.26,5083.02.8-713
Other Characteristics
Born overseas119,29546.139.499,02045.838.6+20,275
Speaks a language other than English at home65,29625.219.953,07624.518.3+12,220
Arrived between 2016 and August 202116,6886.44.9--00--

Perth Inner City Region

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