City of Melville

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

30,314 people or 58.6% 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Melville20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)51,746100.0100.046,663100.0100.0+5,083
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,04415.514.37,05815.114.1+986
25 - 54 years31,41660.764.928,84761.866.8+2,569
55 - 64 years8,87717.215.78,24017.714.9+637
65 years and over3,4076.65.12,5195.44.2+888
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,86015.213.66,23213.411.7+1,628
Education and training5,93711.58.85,62112.08.7+316
Professional, scientific and technical services5,35610.46.94,5449.76.4+812
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,80213.112.16,57414.113.0+228
Hours worked
Full time29,79657.660.227,25658.461.8+2,540
Part time21,37841.338.218,86440.436.5+2,514
Bachelor or higher degree24,96548.231.220,24743.427.5+4,718
Advanced diploma or diploma5,34910.310.95,28511.310.8+64
Certificate level8,30316.025.27,64216.425.1+661
No qualifications11,99723.230.212,33926.433.7-342
Individual Income
Less than $5007,65614.813.5--------
$500 -$1,99927,72253.662.4--------
$2,000 or more15,98930.923.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,4448.67.44,80510.39.2-361
Walked only5841.12.27581.62.8-174
Other Characteristics
Born overseas20,12938.939.518,07338.738.8+2,056
Speaks a language other than English at home10,68220.620.09,44520.218.4+1,237
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,8403.64.9--------

City of Melville

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