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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

13,075 people or 28.6% of the City of Greater Bendigo's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Greater Bendigo20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers45,757100.0100.040,960100.0100.0+4,797
Males23,86952.253.421,54652.653.9+2,323
Females21,88847.846.619,41447.446.1+2,474
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,23618.014.97,58318.516.0+653
25 - 54 years29,13863.767.827,33166.769.1+1,807
55 - 64 years6,95315.214.05,11612.512.5+1,837
65 years and over1,4303.13.29302.32.5+500
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance6,92815.111.65,59813.710.4+1,330
Retail trade5,89812.910.85,72914.011.6+169
Manufacturing4,65210.210.74,66411.412.6-12
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,85919.422.37,31617.9--+1,543
Technicians and trades workers6,84915.013.96,25115.3--+598
Clerical and administrative workers5,99413.114.45,62713.7--+367
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger33,65373.567.729,47772.068.1+4,176
Public transport8601.99.34751.27.7+385
Bicycle170.00.660.00.5+11
Walked only1,5443.43.31,6624.13.8-118
Hours worked--------------
Full time26,96858.962.624,50659.863.6+2,462
Part time15,79334.531.313,68033.430.0+2,113
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,17420.028.67,24017.725.5+1,934
Advanced diploma or diploma3,9018.510.43,1387.79.4+763
Certificate level12,43927.220.610,34425.320.1+2,095
No qualifications18,50940.536.418,19644.441.9+313
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59915,48833.829.3--------
$600 to $1,24920,14744.041.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,14215.618.5--------
$2,000 or more 2,1604.79.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1,3993.121.88322.018.7+567
Has broadband internet access at home36,24779.282.116,44040.152.4+19,807
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)16,67036.432.514,79936.131.9+1,871

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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