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City of Boroondara

Workforce - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Boroondara 45.5% of the workforce are males and 54.5% are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Boroondara vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industries
City of Boroondara20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Total workforce (Census)61,942100.0100.059,282100.0100.0+2,660
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,39013.514.79,22215.616.1-832
25 - 54 years41,49367.068.039,78567.173.8+1,708
55 - 64 years9,35615.114.18,39414.213.3+962
65 years and over2,7034.43.21,8813.22.5+822
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services10,02316.07.89,32415.57.3+699
Health care and social assistance8,83314.111.67,73712.910.5+1,096
Education and training8,50513.68.17,54512.67.8+960
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers10,41416.814.610,63917.916.3-225
Hours worked--------------
Full time37,68560.863.236,34661.368.6+1,339
Part time23,62338.135.322,01937.135.3+1,604
Bachelor or higher degree28,13845.429.123,51639.727.5+4,622
Advanced diploma or diploma7,83412.610.57,09012.09.9+744
Certificate level7,67112.420.67,51012.720.7+161
No qualifications17,66528.536.118,62031.442.5-955
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124922,98137.141.5--------
$1250 or more22,33536.128.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport5,0518.29.33,7196.38.8+1,332
Walked only2,2863.73.32,1383.63.9+148
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas19,11630.927.915,95726.925.1+3,159
Speaks a language other than English at home14,40423.321.511,34119.118.4+3,063
Arrived between 2006 and 20114,2576.96.0--------

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