City of Wanneroo

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

27,631 people or 31.0% of the City of Wanneroo'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Wanneroo20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)89,091100.0100.073,377100.0100.0+15,714
Age structure
15 - 24 years14,17915.914.112,55317.116.2+1,626
25 - 54 years62,38770.066.851,49170.266.2+10,896
55 - 64 years10,25011.514.97,92010.814.4+2,330
65 years and over2,2792.64.21,4141.93.2+865
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,85812.211.77,84710.710.4+3,011
Retail trade9,92511.19.58,35611.410.1+1,569
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers16,79518.916.214,60119.916.7+2,194
Clerical and administrative workers12,67914.213.011,41315.614.4+1,266
Hours worked
Full time54,81461.561.846,81363.863.7+8,001
Part time32,57836.636.524,87433.934.2+7,704
Bachelor or higher degree17,20219.327.511,30515.423.3+5,897
Advanced diploma or diploma10,42911.710.87,33910.09.8+3,090
Certificate level25,54828.725.120,26927.624.0+5,279
No qualifications33,22937.333.731,40342.838.9+1,826
Individual Income
Less than $50015,67717.616.9--------
$500 -$1,74955,18361.957.2--------
$1,750 or more16,85218.924.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8,4289.59.26,8519.39.4+1,577
Walked only9801.12.89341.33.3+46
Other Characteristics
Born overseas45,12750.738.834,85547.535.7+10,272
Speaks a language other than English at home18,60120.918.412,62417.214.5+5,977
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168,0649.18.2--------

City of Wanneroo

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