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City of Greater Bendigo

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,249 people or 62.1% of the City of Greater Bendigo's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Greater Bendigo20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,010100.0100.01,853100.0100.0+157
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1909.57.419810.78.7-8
25 - 54 years1,40469.975.91,26768.475.0+137
55 - 64 years31915.912.130716.612.6+12
65 years and over1055.24.7854.63.7+20
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers47723.717.851928.020.4-42
Technicians and trades workers27013.48.522312.08.2+47
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,30665.071.41,19564.571.4+111
Part time69434.527.964935.027.8+45
Bachelor or higher degree97248.462.877942.058.5+193
Advanced diploma or diploma27713.811.326014.011.8+17
Certificate level31915.98.429215.88.3+27
No qualifications40019.915.546625.118.9-66
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50027713.810.0--------
$500 -$1,7491,34266.855.3--------
$1,750 or more40019.933.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport693.427.5512.824.3+18
Walked only884.44.3744.04.3+14
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1959.735.91568.432.6+39
Speaks a language other than English at home1045.226.9683.722.6+36
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016361.88.3--------

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