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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

23,230 people or 30.4% of the City of Brimbank'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 Brimbank20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers76,370100.0100.068,046100.0100.0+8,324
Males43,05356.453.538,41956.553.8+4,634
Females33,31743.646.529,62743.546.2+3,690
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,49516.414.812,31818.116.0+177
25 - 54 years53,02069.469.347,80170.269.9+5,219
55 - 64 years9,50312.413.17,19010.611.9+2,313
65 years and over1,3521.82.97371.12.2+615
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing11,97015.710.813,15419.312.9-1,184
Retail trade8,43911.110.67,90311.611.3+536
Transport, postal and warehousing7,0049.24.85,9198.74.7+1,085
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers11,57115.215.310,73415.815.9+837
Technicians and trades workers11,30414.813.410,51215.413.6+792
Labourers10,71014.08.010,39515.38.7+315
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger54,56771.567.049,60372.967.6+4,964
Public transport9,46012.411.56,92010.29.6+2,540
Bicycle8741.10.85640.80.6+310
Walked only7721.02.97531.13.0+19
Hours worked--------------
Full time48,13863.063.644,33965.264.4+3,799
Part time22,74429.830.518,63427.429.3+4,110
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree15,59820.432.010,67515.728.2+4,923
Advanced diploma or diploma7,63210.010.85,1667.69.8+2,466
Certificate level14,58019.118.512,97619.118.5+1,604
No qualifications34,40845.134.734,52850.740.1-120
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59924,62532.227.5--------
$600 to $1,24936,29147.540.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 10,74414.119.5--------
$2,000 or more 2,8713.810.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English42,57755.827.235,11951.623.6+7,458
Has broadband internet access at home61,28280.283.833,65849.557.0+27,624
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)21,37728.031.518,77127.630.8+2,606

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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