City of Joondalup

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

32,981 people or 41.8% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Joondalup20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)78,975100.0100.083,026100.0100.0-4,051
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,15115.414.115,03918.116.2-2,888
25 - 54 years49,10762.266.851,47862.066.2-2,371
55 - 64 years14,27518.114.914,16417.114.4+111
65 years and over3,4424.44.22,3452.83.2+1,097
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance9,74012.311.79,30211.210.4+438
Education and training8,64810.98.77,8919.58.0+757
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers12,52615.916.213,80716.616.7-1,281
Clerical and administrative workers11,87415.013.013,95116.814.4-2,077
Hours worked
Full time46,48158.961.850,33660.663.7-3,855
Part time31,38439.736.531,38937.834.2-5
Bachelor or higher degree23,29029.527.519,81823.923.3+3,472
Advanced diploma or diploma9,69112.310.89,69211.79.8-1
Certificate level19,32224.525.119,84923.924.0-527
No qualifications24,66131.233.730,65636.938.9-5,995
Individual Income
Less than $50014,06717.816.9--------
$500 -$1,74942,57553.957.2--------
$1,750 or more21,19826.824.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8,31910.59.29,42811.49.4-1,109
Walked only1,0111.32.81,2751.53.3-264
Other Characteristics
Born overseas34,51143.738.835,13542.335.7-624
Speaks a language other than English at home8,58410.918.47,9949.614.5+590
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,2956.78.2--------

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