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Resident workers - Key statistics

2,768 people or 79.9% of the City of Boroondara's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) 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)3,466100.0100.03,492100.0100.0-26
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1805.25.81815.26.7-1
25 - 54 years2,34367.672.72,49371.474.6-150
55 - 64 years71720.717.766319.016.1+54
65 years and over2226.43.91574.52.6+65
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers78922.823.585724.525.6-68
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,50272.270.42,48571.270.2+17
Part time92826.828.897027.828.7-42
Bachelor or higher degree2,39269.040.22,31266.236.7+80
Advanced diploma or diploma37610.816.535110.114.8+25
Certificate level2507.218.72647.617.6-14
No qualifications38611.122.449814.327.6-112
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001714.96.4--------
$500 -$1,7491,76651.066.7--------
$1,750 or more1,50343.425.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1,30537.719.61,28736.918.7+18
Walked only802.33.6752.14.2+5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas90326.122.688325.321.6+20
Speaks a language other than English at home65518.916.759917.214.8+56
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016762.22.0--------

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