City of South Perth

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of South Perth 41.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 58.3% 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 South Perth 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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Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of South Perth20212016change
Namenumber%. Western Australianumber%. Western Australia2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)14,107100.0100.012,861100.0100.0+1,246
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,15215.314.31,87814.614.0+274
25 - 54 years8,72061.864.98,15263.466.9+568
55 - 64 years2,24515.915.82,11516.414.9+130
65 years and over9957.15.17125.54.1+283
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,77119.713.62,08516.211.7+686
Education and training1,94413.88.71,78313.98.7+161
Professional, scientific and technical services1,60611.46.91,40010.96.4+206
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers2,41117.111.81,83614.310.5+575
Clerical and administrative workers1,78412.612.01,79413.912.9-10
Hours worked
Full time7,27451.660.26,84753.261.9+427
Part time6,64047.138.25,82545.336.3+815
Bachelor or higher degree6,43645.631.15,45042.427.4+986
Advanced diploma or diploma1,81212.810.91,64912.810.8+163
Certificate level2,24015.925.32,04015.925.4+200
No qualifications3,29223.330.13,38926.433.6-97
Individual Income
Less than $5002,25216.013.5--00--
$500 -$1,9998,84362.762.3--00--
$2,000 or more2,92120.723.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport5734.17.45294.19.4+44
Walked only3032.12.23712.92.8-68
Other Characteristics
Born overseas6,03542.839.45,29341.238.6+742
Speaks a language other than English at home3,53025.019.93,05823.818.3+472
Arrived between 2016 and August 20219446.74.9--00--

City of South Perth

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