Benalla Rural City

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Benalla Rural City

Local workers - Key statistics

In Benalla Rural City 51.2% of the local workers are males and 48.7% 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 Benalla Rural City 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. Benalla Rural City currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that Benalla Rural City subscribe to the FULL version of
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Benalla Rural City2016
Namenumber%. Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)5,074100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years65712.913.9
25 - 54 years2,77354.767.3
55 - 64 years1,19923.614.6
65 years and over4478.84.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance70914.012.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing52810.42.2
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers70413.913.1
Hours worked
Full time2,88556.961.0
Part time2,07740.937.0
Bachelor or higher degree91118.033.3
Advanced diploma or diploma59811.811.5
Certificate level1,50629.720.8
No qualifications1,85036.531.6
Individual Income
Less than $5001,18223.318.7
$500 -$1,7493,28364.762.0
$1,750 or more4989.817.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport200.412.4
Walked only2384.73.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4418.730.8
Speaks a language other than English at home2164.325.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016531.06.1

Benalla Rural City

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