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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Melville 39.0% of the local workers are males and 61.0% 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 Melville 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 Melville 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 Melville20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)40,081100.0100.033,959100.0100.0+6,122
Males15,64339.053.814,76543.555.0+878
Females24,43961.046.219,19356.545.0+5,246
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,80117.014.06,88620.316.2-85
25 - 54 years25,36563.366.920,43860.266.3+4,927
55 - 64 years6,17915.414.95,35515.814.4+824
65 years and over1,7384.34.11,2773.83.2+461
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance10,97027.411.75,59016.510.3+5,380
Retail trade5,63414.19.55,75316.910.0-119
Education and training5,30413.28.74,65913.78.0+645
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals12,13930.320.47,68622.619.9+4,453
Clerical and administrative workers5,30013.212.94,93914.514.3+361
Sales workers4,96612.48.84,75014.08.5+216
Hours worked--------------
Full time20,85352.061.917,71652.263.1+3,137
Part time18,61346.436.315,57945.933.5+3,034
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree15,77439.427.49,61428.323.2+6,160
Advanced diploma or diploma4,61411.510.83,58410.69.8+1,030
Certificate level6,88517.225.46,59119.424.2+294
No qualifications11,72429.333.612,79737.738.8-1,073
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5008,44321.116.8--------
$500 -$1,74923,08657.656.9--------
$1,750 or more8,03720.124.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car28,70771.667.823,95670.565.9+4,751
Public Transport2,5936.59.41,7395.19.5+854
Bicycle3420.91.02950.91.1+47
Walked only6281.62.86682.03.3-40
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas16,97442.338.613,02838.435.5+3,946
Speaks a language other than English at home9,24823.118.36,14118.114.5+3,107
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,4728.78.2--------

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

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