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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Kwinana 65.1% of the local workers are males and 34.8% are female.

The local workers are 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 the City of Kwinana vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Kwinana in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Kwinana20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,657100.0100.012,299100.0100.0+358
Males8,24665.153.88,70670.855.0-460
Females4,40834.846.23,59229.245.0+816
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,38911.014.01,42311.616.2-34
25 - 54 years8,89770.366.98,68270.666.3+215
55 - 64 years1,99615.814.91,89415.414.4+102
65 years and over3722.94.13052.53.2+67
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing3,02123.95.63,98432.48.2-963
Construction1,46311.69.91,79414.610.4-331
Education and training8266.58.76535.38.0+173
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,97823.516.43,39527.616.8-417
Professionals1,76213.920.41,58612.919.9+176
Machinery operators and drivers1,75913.97.61,72214.07.7+37
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,98671.061.99,28075.563.1-294
Part time3,48427.536.32,76522.533.5+719
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,44019.327.41,81614.823.2+624
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2429.810.81,0148.29.8+228
Certificate level4,24133.525.44,22634.424.2+15
No qualifications4,38034.633.64,71238.338.8-332
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,53312.116.8--------
$500 -$1,7496,59352.156.9--------
$1,750 or more4,35134.424.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car10,35481.867.89,95981.065.9+395
Public Transport2071.69.42452.09.5-38
Bicycle280.21.0430.31.1-15
Walked only1231.02.81070.93.3+16
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,94639.138.64,76238.735.5+184
Speaks a language other than English at home1,89715.018.31,34210.914.5+555
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168636.88.2--------

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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