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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

18,226 people or 25.7% of Hume City's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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
Hume City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers70,926100.0100.061,382100.0100.0+9,544
Males39,65955.953.434,47456.253.9+5,185
Females31,26744.146.626,90843.846.1+4,359
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,12517.114.911,00817.916.0+1,117
25 - 54 years49,15969.367.843,53470.969.1+5,625
55 - 64 years8,34411.814.06,10910.012.5+2,235
65 years and over1,2981.83.27311.22.5+567
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing9,88713.910.710,75517.512.6-868
Retail trade7,87711.110.87,20311.711.6+674
Transport, postal and warehousing7,17910.14.76,10810.04.6+1,071
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers11,99516.913.910,27216.7--+1,723
Clerical and administrative workers11,83716.714.410,58017.2--+1,257
Professionals9,18312.922.37,02711.4--+2,156
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger52,70574.367.745,30673.868.1+7,399
Public transport6,2488.89.34,2847.07.7+1,964
Bicycle5390.80.62980.50.5+241
Walked only7591.13.38311.43.8-72
Hours worked--------------
Full time45,33763.962.640,00265.263.6+5,335
Part time20,65729.131.316,97927.730.0+3,678
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,31816.028.67,59012.425.5+3,728
Advanced diploma or diploma6,9089.710.44,7557.79.4+2,153
Certificate level16,54823.320.613,89822.620.1+2,650
No qualifications32,69446.136.431,36251.141.9+1,332
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59921,94630.929.3--------
$600 to $1,24932,82646.341.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 11,38816.118.5--------
$2,000 or more 3,0504.39.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English25,14135.421.818,91030.818.7+6,231
Has broadband internet access at home58,29282.282.131,37651.152.4+26,916
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)22,96732.432.519,95532.531.9+3,012

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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