Shire of Plantagenet

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Shire of Plantagenet

Resident workers - Key statistics

519 people or 24.5% of the Shire of Plantagenet'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.

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Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Shire of Plantagenet2016
Namenumber%. % Western Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,121100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years24511.614.1
25 - 54 years1,18756.066.8
55 - 64 years46221.814.9
65 years and over22410.64.2
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing51724.52.5
Health care and social assistance21410.111.7
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers26612.516.2
Hours worked
Full time1,17655.461.8
Part time90542.736.5
Bachelor or higher degree30914.627.5
Advanced diploma or diploma2109.910.8
Certificate level60928.725.1
No qualifications91743.233.7
Individual Income
Less than $50050623.916.9
$500 -$1,7491,30161.357.2
$1,750 or more27112.824.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport190.99.2
Walked only1155.42.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas46922.138.8
Speaks a language other than English at home1507.118.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016552.68.2

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