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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 labour force includes 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
Shire of Plantagenet20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,121100.0100.02,174100.0100.0-53
Males1,13853.753.51,19555.054.7-57
Females98146.346.597744.945.3+4
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years24511.614.125111.516.2-6
25 - 54 years1,18756.066.81,29359.566.2-106
55 - 64 years46221.814.946621.414.4-4
65 years and over22410.64.21637.53.2+61
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing51723.52.456425.42.4-47
Health care and social assistance2149.711.21848.310.1+30
Manufacturing1868.55.322310.18.1-37
Top three occupations--------------
Managers50323.712.056225.912.2-59
Labourers35516.79.737217.19.7-17
Technicians and trades workers26612.516.226612.216.70
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,17655.461.81,25857.963.7-82
Part time90542.736.587840.434.2+27
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree30914.627.528213.023.3+27
Advanced diploma or diploma2109.910.81818.39.8+29
Certificate level60928.725.152924.324.0+80
No qualifications91743.233.71,08850.038.9-171
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50050623.916.9--------
$500 -$1,7491,30161.357.2--------
$1,750 or more27112.824.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,32562.568.21,33461.466.2-9
Public Transport190.99.2221.09.4-3
Bicycle90.41.0100.51.1-1
Walked only1155.42.81135.23.3+2
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas46922.138.848122.135.7-12
Speaks a language other than English at home1507.118.41165.314.5+34
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016552.68.2--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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