Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleEconomic profile
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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Resident workers - Key statistics

3,154 people or 24.5% of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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.

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 Serpentine Jarrahdale20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,872100.0100.08,812100.0100.0+4,060
Males6,95254.053.54,82454.754.7+2,128
Females5,92446.046.53,99045.345.3+1,934
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,04915.914.11,56317.716.2+486
25 - 54 years8,77768.266.85,73365.166.2+3,044
55 - 64 years1,65312.814.91,27114.414.4+382
65 years and over3913.04.22402.73.2+151
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,2989.611.27198.010.1+579
Education and training8476.38.35806.47.8+267
Manufacturing9687.25.31,02311.38.1-55
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,70621.016.21,90721.616.7+799
Clerical and administrative workers1,83314.213.01,38815.814.4+445
Professionals1,54312.020.51,03411.719.9+509
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,31764.661.85,56163.163.7+2,756
Part time4,36933.936.53,03534.434.2+1,334
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,78513.927.598311.223.3+802
Advanced diploma or diploma1,36910.610.87648.79.8+605
Certificate level4,36133.925.12,72831.024.0+1,633
No qualifications5,00538.933.73,98845.338.9+1,017
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,10816.416.9--------
$500 -$1,7497,92561.657.2--------
$1,750 or more2,62020.424.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car9,30372.368.26,04668.666.2+3,257
Public Transport6675.29.24254.89.4+242
Bicycle160.11.0200.21.1-4
Walked only2081.62.81992.33.3+9
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,91830.438.82,44027.735.7+1,478
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2359.618.43744.214.5+861
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165434.28.2--------

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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