City of Joondalup

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

38,368 people or 45.8% of the City of Joondalup'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
City of Joondalup20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)83,741100.0100.078,975100.0100.0+4,766
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,62915.114.312,15115.414.1+478
25 - 54 years50,67660.564.949,10762.266.8+1,569
55 - 64 years15,71218.815.714,27518.114.9+1,437
65 years and over4,7205.65.13,4424.44.2+1,278
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance11,39213.613.69,74012.311.7+1,652
Education and training9,21011.08.88,64810.98.7+562
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers12,69315.215.312,52615.916.2+167
Clerical and administrative workers11,67213.912.111,87415.013.0-202
Hours worked
Full time48,64958.160.246,48158.961.8+2,168
Part time34,20440.838.231,38439.736.5+2,820
Bachelor or higher degree28,08433.531.223,29029.527.5+4,794
Advanced diploma or diploma10,28412.310.99,69112.310.8+593
Certificate level20,50424.525.219,32224.525.1+1,182
No qualifications22,96227.430.224,66131.233.7-1,699
Individual Income
Less than $50012,16614.513.5--------
$500 -$1,99948,78058.362.4--------
$2,000 or more22,00826.323.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport7,4388.97.48,31910.59.2-881
Walked only8361.02.21,0111.32.8-175
Other Characteristics
Born overseas36,43143.539.534,51143.738.8+1,920
Speaks a language other than English at home9,12110.920.08,58410.918.4+537
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,4983.04.9--------

City of Joondalup

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