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41,993 people or 53.6% of the City of Monash'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 labour force key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Monash20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Total local labour force78,322100.0100.074,535100.0100.0+3,787
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11,82215.114.812,03716.116.0-215
25 - 54 years52,47167.069.349,69466.769.9+2,777
55 - 64 years10,95414.013.110,41414.011.9+540
65 years and over3,0753.92.92,3903.22.2+685
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,83211.311.17,51110.110.0+1,321
Retail trade8,80011.210.68,81511.811.3-15
Professional, scientific and technical services8,27310.68.97,4079.98.3+866
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers12,30015.715.312,41616.715.9-116
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger51,01265.167.049,19366.067.6+1,819
Public transport12,17915.511.59,70013.09.6+2,479
Walked only1,7892.32.91,7022.33.0+87
Hours worked--------------
Full time48,41861.863.646,87962.964.4+1,539
Part time25,56032.630.523,31931.329.3+2,241
Bachelor or higher degree32,60541.632.026,57835.728.2+6,027
Advanced diploma or diploma9,38812.010.88,07310.89.8+1,315
Certificate level10,41913.318.510,62914.318.5-210
No qualifications23,00829.434.725,42234.140.1-2,414
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59922,97629.327.5--------
$600 to $1,24929,94338.240.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 15,69320.019.5--------
$2,000 or more 8,45510.810.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English35,29545.127.228,34038.023.6+6,955
Has broadband internet access at home68,59587.683.848,49865.157.0+20,097
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23,50630.031.521,41528.730.8+2,091

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