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Resident workers - Key statistics

5,159 people or 30.7% of the City of Kwinana's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Kwinana20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)16,806100.0100.012,730100.0100.0+4,076
Males9,10754.253.57,02555.254.7+2,082
Females7,70445.846.55,70244.845.3+2,002
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
Construction1,78010.69.81,43211.210.2+348
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,10418.516.22,65220.816.7+452
Professionals2,37914.220.51,36710.719.9+1,012
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
Qualifications--------------
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--------------
Car11,42968.068.28,75168.766.2+2,678
Public Transport2,28713.69.21,41311.19.4+874
Bicycle380.21.0230.21.1+15
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--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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