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Local workers - Key statistics

In the Shire of Plantagenet 59.0% of the local workers are males and 41.1% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the Shire of Plantagenet vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 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. The Shire of Plantagenet currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that the Shire of Plantagenet subscribe to the FULL version of

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Shire of Plantagenet2016
NameNumber%Western Australia %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)2,022100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years27513.614.0
25 - 54 years1,12355.566.9
55 - 64 years41820.714.9
65 years and over2019.94.1
Top three industries------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing53426.42.5
Education and training1427.08.7
Top three occupations------
Technicians and trades workers24812.316.4
Hours worked------
Full time1,17958.361.9
Part time79539.336.3
Bachelor or higher degree28614.127.4
Advanced diploma or diploma1728.510.8
Certificate level54527.025.4
No qualifications93346.133.6
Individual Income------
Less than $50042020.816.8
$500 -$1,7491,35867.256.9
$1,750 or more2009.924.9
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport30.19.4
Walked only1085.32.8
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas52225.838.6
Speaks a language other than English at home25312.518.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016683.48.2

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