City of Rockingham

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Rockingham 42.8% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 57.2% 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 the City of Rockingham 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

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Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Rockingham20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)34,820100.0100.030,057100.0100.0+4,763
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,87119.714.36,35621.114.0+515
25 - 54 years21,59362.064.919,07763.566.9+2,516
55 - 64 years5,10914.715.83,77512.614.9+1,334
65 years and over1,2473.65.18532.84.1+394
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,59016.113.64,18113.911.7+1,409
Education and training4,87914.08.73,90913.08.7+970
Retail trade4,87814.08.74,75415.89.5+124
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers6,30618.111.84,92216.410.5+1,384
Technicians and trades workers5,09714.615.44,45014.816.4+647
Hours worked
Full time18,23052.460.215,93053.061.9+2,300
Part time16,01846.038.213,63245.436.3+2,386
Bachelor or higher degree7,95422.831.15,99319.927.4+1,961
Advanced diploma or diploma4,07611.710.93,45511.510.8+621
Certificate level10,28229.525.38,35927.825.4+1,923
No qualifications11,65433.530.111,43538.033.6+219
Individual Income
Less than $5006,81119.613.5--00--
$500 -$1,99922,58464.962.3--00--
$2,000 or more5,10514.723.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8722.57.48332.89.4+39
Walked only5661.62.26112.02.8-45
Other Characteristics
Born overseas12,89237.039.410,99836.638.6+1,894
Speaks a language other than English at home4,33612.519.92,9909.918.3+1,346
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,1083.24.9--00--

City of Rockingham

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