Shire of Murray

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Shire of Murray 59.4% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 40.7% are female.

The local workers is 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 Shire of Murray vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Shire of Murray20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)6,257100.0100.05,404100.0100.0+853
Age structure
15 - 24 years92114.714.366112.214.0+260
25 - 54 years3,75960.164.93,42863.466.9+331
55 - 64 years1,21819.515.81,03719.214.9+181
65 years and over3705.95.12765.14.1+94
Top three industries
Retail trade4697.58.74328.09.5+37
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,54224.615.41,31124.316.4+231
Machinery operators and drivers98115.77.879514.77.6+186
Hours worked
Full time3,91962.660.23,41663.261.9+503
Part time2,23535.738.21,88134.836.3+354
Bachelor or higher degree95815.331.178514.527.4+173
Advanced diploma or diploma5118.210.94498.310.8+62
Certificate level2,32137.125.31,87034.625.4+451
No qualifications2,30736.930.12,13239.533.6+175
Individual Income
Less than $50094615.113.5--00--
$500 -$1,9993,30852.962.3--00--
$2,000 or more1,94031.023.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport360.67.4210.49.4+15
Walked only1111.82.21312.42.8-20
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,58025.339.41,33524.738.6+245
Speaks a language other than English at home4897.819.93286.118.3+161
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211061.74.9--00--

Murray Shire Council

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