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Resident workers - Key statistics

25,532 people or 54.7% of the City of Melville'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 Melville20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)46,663100.0100.048,373100.0100.0-1,710
Males24,06251.653.525,27952.354.7-1,217
Females22,60448.446.523,09447.745.3-490
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--------------
Professionals14,57031.220.514,40129.819.9+169
Managers6,92614.812.06,91814.312.2+8
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
Qualifications--------------
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--------------
Car31,85668.368.232,00766.266.2-151
Public Transport4,80510.39.25,48811.39.4-683
Bicycle6781.51.06781.41.10
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--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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