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Nillumbik Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Nillumbik Shire 46.3% of the local workers are males and 53.7% 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 Nillumbik Shire 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
Nillumbik Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)11,622100.0100.011,563100.0100.0+59
Males5,37746.353.25,37946.553.6-2
Females6,24553.746.86,18453.546.4+61
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,21719.114.72,34520.316.1-128
25 - 54 years6,97060.068.07,22262.573.8-252
55 - 64 years1,91116.414.11,68014.513.3+231
65 years and over5244.53.23162.72.5+208
Top three industries--------------
Education and training1,70314.78.21,59413.87.9+109
Construction1,52713.18.21,54613.47.4-19
Retail trade1,41612.211.01,59213.811.7-176
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,61322.522.72,50221.623.3+111
Technicians and trades workers1,77715.313.71,89716.414.4-120
Clerical and administrative workers1,61613.914.61,59413.816.3+22
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,71349.263.25,84650.668.6-133
Part time5,77149.735.35,46647.335.3+305
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,08426.529.12,57422.327.5+510
Advanced diploma or diploma1,42112.210.51,24210.79.9+179
Certificate level2,49421.520.62,45621.220.7+38
No qualifications4,51038.836.14,72740.942.5-217
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5994,63539.929.0--------
$600 -$12494,40637.941.5--------
$1250 or more2,43320.928.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7,74766.766.47,46764.670.4+280
Public Transport2902.59.32302.08.8+60
Bicycle400.31.2400.31.30
Walked only3312.83.33703.23.9-39
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,92016.527.91,87216.225.1+48
Speaks a language other than English at home1,16310.021.51,0138.818.4+150
Arrived between 2006 and 20112662.36.0--------

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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