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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Greater Bendigo 48.9% of the local workers are males and 51.1% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the City of Greater Bendigo vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 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. To provide this detail, City of Greater Bendigo in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Greater Bendigo20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)45,051100.0100.042,196100.0100.0+2,855
Males22,03948.952.620,91349.653.4+1,126
Females23,01651.147.421,28150.446.6+1,735
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,50816.713.97,52817.814.9-20
25 - 54 years28,10562.467.326,89963.767.8+1,206
55 - 64 years7,60916.914.66,47415.314.0+1,135
65 years and over1,8324.14.21,3013.13.2+531
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,07917.311.96,96116.211.3+1,118
Retail trade5,44611.79.85,73213.310.6-286
Education and training4,1418.98.33,9439.27.8+198
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals9,60721.323.28,68920.622.3+918
Technicians and trades workers6,05813.413.15,80013.713.8+258
Clerical and administrative workers5,97413.313.35,92314.014.4+51
Hours worked--------------
Full time25,30256.261.024,54758.261.3+755
Part time18,99142.237.016,82339.934.3+2,168
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,15224.833.39,02721.428.6+2,125
Advanced diploma or diploma4,65710.311.53,7168.810.4+941
Certificate level12,32027.320.810,95326.020.6+1,367
No qualifications15,67334.831.616,93240.136.4-1,259
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009,26920.618.7--------
$500 -$1,74929,70365.962.0--------
$1,750 or more5,35611.917.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car34,19475.965.931,15273.866.1+3,042
Public Transport6921.512.47061.710.9-14
Bicycle3750.81.24091.01.2-34
Walked only1,4633.23.21,4873.53.3-24
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,1039.130.83,2677.728.0+836
Speaks a language other than English at home2,2675.025.31,3613.221.8+906
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20167271.66.1--------

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

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