City of Kwinana

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,159 people or 30.7% of the City of Kwinana'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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Kwinana20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)16,806100.0100.012,730100.0100.0+4,076
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,58115.414.12,19317.216.2+388
25 - 54 years12,17872.566.88,97070.566.2+3,208
55 - 64 years1,73310.314.91,34110.514.4+392
65 years and over3061.84.22211.73.2+85
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,97311.711.71,28510.110.4+688
Retail trade1,80810.89.51,40911.110.1+399
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,10418.516.22,65220.816.7+452
Clerical and administrative workers2,18213.013.01,83414.414.4+348
Hours worked
Full time10,79764.261.88,44966.463.7+2,348
Part time5,62533.536.53,96131.134.2+1,664
Bachelor or higher degree3,40620.327.51,50311.823.3+1,903
Advanced diploma or diploma1,75310.410.81,0208.09.8+733
Certificate level4,85428.925.13,67828.924.0+1,176
No qualifications6,28437.433.75,90746.438.9+377
Individual Income
Less than $5002,67815.916.9--------
$500 -$1,74911,08365.957.2--------
$1,750 or more2,80316.724.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,28713.69.21,41311.19.4+874
Walked only2101.22.81521.23.3+58
Other Characteristics
Born overseas7,28043.338.84,36034.235.7+2,920
Speaks a language other than English at home3,86023.018.41,39210.914.5+2,468
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,71110.28.2--------

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