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Benalla Rural City

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,611 people or 28.5% of Benalla Rural City's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Benalla Rural City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,659100.0100.06,023100.0100.0-364
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years74913.213.984314.014.9-94
25 - 54 years3,11655.167.33,47757.767.8-361
55 - 64 years1,31623.314.71,33022.114.0-14
65 years and over4808.54.23746.23.2+106
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance81314.412.577212.811.6+41
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5559.82.25829.72.3-27
Retail trade5149.110.267011.110.8-156
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers88415.613.191815.213.9-34
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,23557.261.13,49458.062.6-259
Part time2,29640.637.02,40940.035.2-113
Bachelor or higher degree94716.733.391115.128.6+36
Advanced diploma or diploma66411.711.55559.210.4+109
Certificate level1,75931.120.91,72728.720.6+32
No qualifications2,05736.331.52,57942.836.4-522
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,31023.118.7--------
$500 -$1,7493,69765.361.9--------
$1,750 or more5449.617.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport370.712.4420.711.0-5
Walked only2534.53.23135.23.3-60
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4357.730.84928.228.0-57
Speaks a language other than English at home1793.225.31602.721.8+19
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016500.96.1--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.