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Hume City

Local workers - Key statistics

In Hume City 62.1% of the local workers are males and 37.9% of the local workers 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 Hume City 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 industry sectors
Hume City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)71,835100.0100.064,578100.0100.0+7,257
Males44,57662.153.239,90961.853.6+4,667
Females27,25937.946.824,66938.246.4+2,590
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,33513.014.79,21414.316.1+121
25 - 54 years51,82472.168.047,81974.073.8+4,005
55 - 64 years9,28512.914.16,80710.513.3+2,478
65 years and over1,3911.93.27381.12.5+653
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing16,66423.210.818,15628.112.9-1,492
Transport, postal and warehousing14,41120.14.712,19818.94.5+2,213
Retail trade6,4138.911.05,9269.211.7+487
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers11,18915.613.710,16015.714.4+1,029
Clerical and administrative workers10,73114.914.69,57414.816.3+1,157
Professionals9,75313.622.78,61713.323.3+1,136
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,35068.763.245,53670.568.6+3,814
Part time21,30129.735.317,67327.435.3+3,628
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13,55018.929.110,74416.627.5+2,806
Advanced diploma or diploma7,48610.410.55,6168.79.9+1,870
Certificate level16,77623.420.614,46922.420.7+2,307
No qualifications33,22846.336.130,44647.142.5+2,782
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59917,21824.029.0--------
$600 -$124934,07747.441.5--------
$1250 or more19,51827.228.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car58,47381.466.452,17080.870.4+6,303
Public Transport1,9602.79.31,2591.98.8+701
Bicycle2160.31.22210.31.3-5
Walked only6410.93.37201.13.9-79
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas23,85233.227.919,90130.825.1+3,951
Speaks a language other than English at home23,83633.221.519,24329.818.4+4,593
Arrived between 2006 and 20114,5396.36.0--------

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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