In the City of Ballarat 48.0% of the local workers are males and 52.0% 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 the City of Ballarat 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 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors|
|City of Ballarat||2016|
|Total local workers (Census)||45,794||100.0||100.0|
|15 - 24 years||7,729||16.9||13.9|
|25 - 54 years||28,785||62.9||67.3|
|55 - 64 years||7,514||16.4||14.6|
|65 years and over||1,766||3.9||4.2|
|Top three industries|
|Health care and social assistance||8,578||18.7||12.5|
|Education and training||5,067||11.1||8.7|
|Top three occupations|
|Technicians and trades workers||6,221||13.6||13.1|
|Clerical and administrative workers||6,195||13.5||13.3|
|Bachelor or higher degree||12,065||26.3||33.3|
|Advanced diploma or diploma||5,085||11.1||11.5|
|Less than $500||9,659||21.1||18.7|
|$1,750 or more||5,510||12.0||17.5|
|Method of Travel to Work|
|Speaks a language other than English at home||2,522||5.5||25.3|
|Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016||740||1.6||6.1|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information