City of Greater Bendigo

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City of Greater Bendigo

Resident workers - Key statistics

16,323 people or 33.5% of the City of Greater Bendigo's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Greater Bendigo2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)48,673100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,10216.613.9
25 - 54 years30,36462.467.3
55 - 64 years8,21216.914.7
65 years and over2,0064.14.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance8,11716.712.5
Retail trade5,57211.410.2
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers7,06314.513.1
Clerical and administrative workers6,03312.413.3
Hours worked
Full time27,65356.861.1
Part time20,16241.437.0
Bachelor or higher degree11,39523.433.3
Advanced diploma or diploma4,92810.111.5
Certificate level14,02828.820.9
No qualifications16,98034.931.5
Individual Income
Less than $5009,89120.318.7
$500 -$1,74932,23366.261.9
$1,750 or more5,76011.817.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8971.812.4
Walked only1,4913.13.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,2028.630.8
Speaks a language other than English at home2,2514.625.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166961.46.1

City of Greater Bendigo

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