City of Boroondara

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

56,612 people or 68.8% of the City of Boroondara's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

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

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Boroondara20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)82,264100.0100.080,295100.0100.0+1,969
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,04314.613.912,17615.214.9-133
25 - 54 years52,75264.167.351,84964.667.8+903
55 - 64 years12,53715.214.712,43815.514.0+99
65 years and over4,9326.04.23,8264.83.2+1,106
Top three industries
Professional, scientific and technical services12,33415.07.912,44315.57.8-109
Health care and social assistance11,66914.212.511,03113.711.6+638
Education and training8,64310.58.68,13810.18.0+505
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,39812.613.311,03913.714.4-641
Hours worked
Full time49,76960.561.149,40961.562.6+360
Part time31,30838.137.029,57336.835.2+1,735
Bachelor or higher degree49,08259.733.344,29855.228.6+4,784
Advanced diploma or diploma7,5309.211.58,24910.310.4-719
Certificate level6,7238.220.96,6508.320.6+73
No qualifications17,25221.031.518,79923.436.4-1,547
Individual Income
Less than $50014,28417.418.7--------
$500 -$1,74938,57546.961.9--------
$1,750 or more28,07334.117.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport17,36321.112.415,45319.211.0+1,910
Walked only2,9453.63.22,7493.43.3+196
Other Characteristics
Born overseas27,38333.330.824,98231.128.0+2,401
Speaks a language other than English at home21,56626.225.318,55423.121.8+3,012
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,2606.46.1--------

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