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Resident workers - Key statistics

10,364 people or 84.0% of the City of Boroondara'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 Boroondara20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,334100.0100.012,443100.0100.0-109
Males7,31659.355.67,57260.955.9-256
Females5,02640.744.44,87339.244.2+153
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,0558.67.41,1339.18.7-78
25 - 54 years8,56169.475.98,66069.675.0-99
55 - 64 years1,91315.512.11,98215.912.6-69
65 years and over8056.54.76725.43.7+133
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,00164.956.47,91863.655.6+83
Managers1,83814.912.71,71213.811.0+126
Clerical and administrative workers1,61413.117.81,87715.120.4-263
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,83771.671.48,91971.771.4-82
Part time3,42727.827.93,43527.627.8-8
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,52377.262.89,12873.458.5+395
Advanced diploma or diploma8416.811.31,0728.611.8-231
Certificate level4123.38.44543.68.3-42
No qualifications1,35411.015.51,56812.618.9-214
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,0708.710.0--------
$500 -$1,7495,31243.155.3--------
$1,750 or more5,80747.133.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5,15041.844.75,62345.248.3-473
Public Transport3,78030.627.53,39027.224.3+390
Bicycle3743.02.64043.22.5-30
Walked only3803.14.33502.84.3+30
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,00332.535.93,77330.332.6+230
Speaks a language other than English at home2,88523.426.92,39619.322.6+489
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20167526.18.3--------

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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