City of Melville

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

25,532 people or 54.7% of the City of Melville'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 Melville20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)46,663100.0100.048,373100.0100.0-1,710
Age structure
15 - 24 years7,05815.114.18,36117.316.2-1,303
25 - 54 years28,84761.866.829,70661.466.2-859
55 - 64 years8,24017.714.98,33117.214.4-91
65 years and over2,5195.44.21,9674.13.2+552
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance6,23213.411.75,93112.310.4+301
Education and training5,62112.08.75,30111.08.0+320
Professional, scientific and technical services4,5449.76.45,31411.07.2-770
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,57414.113.07,73216.014.4-1,158
Hours worked
Full time27,25658.461.829,07860.163.7-1,822
Part time18,86440.436.518,50238.234.2+362
Bachelor or higher degree20,24743.427.518,16737.623.3+2,080
Advanced diploma or diploma5,28511.310.85,48211.39.8-197
Certificate level7,64216.425.17,88416.324.0-242
No qualifications12,33926.433.715,10031.238.9-2,761
Individual Income
Less than $5008,43718.116.9--------
$500 -$1,74923,04949.457.2--------
$1,750 or more14,64531.424.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,80510.39.25,48811.39.4-683
Walked only7581.62.88441.73.3-86
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,07338.738.818,44538.135.7-372
Speaks a language other than English at home9,44520.218.48,65217.914.5+793
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,8726.28.2--------

City of Melville

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