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Resident workers - Key statistics

1,897 people or 36.5% of the City of Boroondara's resident workers (Accommodation and Food 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 Boroondara20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,195100.0100.04,754100.0100.0+441
Males2,66751.346.82,41250.745.0+255
Females2,53048.753.22,34149.255.0+189
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,45147.243.32,32348.941.9+128
25 - 54 years2,37745.847.52,07443.648.4+303
55 - 64 years2795.47.32846.08.0-5
65 years and over871.71.9681.41.6+19
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers1,88836.328.31,72836.328.2+160
Managers1,08220.816.893819.717.0+144
Labourers68913.320.665813.821.2+31
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,84235.535.71,73636.537.7+106
Part time3,29263.462.72,92061.459.9+372
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,36026.216.01,03421.812.1+326
Advanced diploma or diploma53710.310.854811.59.9-11
Certificate level57411.016.952511.017.3+49
No qualifications2,63350.753.92,50652.756.6+127
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,71552.351.2--------
$500 -$1,7492,15941.644.7--------
$1,750 or more2524.92.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,30344.354.22,02542.653.2+278
Public Transport1,30825.216.01,11923.514.3+189
Bicycle470.91.4410.91.2+6
Walked only4228.17.73737.87.6+49
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,26343.638.12,03142.734.0+232
Speaks a language other than English at home2,08440.135.01,85739.130.9+227
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201686116.613.5--------

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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