City of Swan

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

25,388 people or 33.2% of the City of Swan's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Swan20212016change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)76,545100.0100.062,700100.0100.0+13,845
Age structure
15 - 24 years11,48215.014.39,62115.314.1+1,861
25 - 54 years51,06366.764.942,83168.366.8+8,232
55 - 64 years11,05414.415.78,36713.314.9+2,687
65 years and over2,9503.95.11,8763.04.2+1,074
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,16213.313.66,96011.111.7+3,202
Retail trade7,82910.28.86,82310.99.5+1,006
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers13,08117.115.310,98717.516.2+2,094
Clerical and administrative workers10,30913.512.19,26614.813.0+1,043
Hours worked
Full time47,30461.860.239,81863.561.8+7,486
Part time27,87036.438.221,73434.736.5+6,136
Bachelor or higher degree16,61021.731.211,47518.327.5+5,135
Advanced diploma or diploma8,77811.510.97,03711.210.8+1,741
Certificate level22,45329.325.217,81928.425.1+4,634
No qualifications26,76835.030.224,53439.133.7+2,234
Individual Income
Less than $50010,33513.513.5--------
$500 -$1,99952,57468.762.4--------
$2,000 or more12,84216.823.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,0345.37.44,3977.09.2-363
Walked only8931.22.29831.62.8-90
Other Characteristics
Born overseas32,00841.839.525,08040.038.8+6,928
Speaks a language other than English at home18,72024.520.013,22421.118.4+5,496
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,7043.54.9--------

City of Swan

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