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Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

13,635 people or 41.2% of Nillumbik Shire'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
Nillumbik Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers33,085100.0100.032,396100.0100.0+689
Males17,36852.553.417,08352.753.9+285
Females15,71747.546.615,31347.346.1+404
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,62717.014.95,65317.416.0-26
25 - 54 years20,60062.367.821,56466.669.1-964
55 - 64 years5,72517.314.04,56014.112.5+1,165
65 years and over1,1333.43.26191.92.5+514
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,10912.411.63,72711.510.4+382
Construction4,05812.38.33,48210.77.5+576
Education and training3,55710.88.03,31410.27.7+243
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,24324.922.37,80024.1--+443
Clerical and administrative workers5,20815.714.45,38216.6---174
Technicians and trades workers5,00015.113.94,83414.9--+166
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger23,25270.367.722,57469.768.1+678
Public transport2,7958.49.32,3037.17.7+492
Bicycle1520.50.6870.30.5+65
Walked only4141.33.34711.53.8-57
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,57359.262.619,49560.263.6+78
Part time11,69935.431.310,84933.530.0+850
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,71629.428.68,39925.925.5+1,317
Advanced diploma or diploma3,91911.810.43,45410.79.4+465
Certificate level7,17021.720.66,90821.320.1+262
No qualifications11,17633.836.412,10237.441.9-926
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5999,56128.929.3--------
$600 to $1,24911,52634.841.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,23521.918.5--------
$2,000 or more 4,20312.79.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,7428.321.82,5277.818.7+215
Has broadband internet access at home29,27088.582.120,67863.852.4+8,592
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)12,06536.532.511,66936.031.9+396

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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