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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

52,535 people or 65.4% of the City of Boroondara's local resident workers 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Boroondara20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers80,286100.0100.076,997100.0100.0+3,289
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,17815.214.812,56616.316.0-388
25 - 54 years51,84164.669.350,85466.069.9+987
55 - 64 years12,42715.513.110,81014.011.9+1,617
65 years and over3,8404.82.92,7673.62.2+1,073
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services12,44415.58.911,55815.08.3+886
Health care and social assistance11,03113.711.19,92712.910.0+1,104
Education and training8,14310.17.97,93910.37.6+204
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers11,04113.815.311,10914.415.9-68
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger49,02561.167.047,80462.167.6+1,221
Public transport11,73014.611.59,56012.49.6+2,170
Walked only2,7503.42.92,5323.33.0+218
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,39461.563.647,46961.764.4+1,925
Part time26,81233.430.525,16432.729.3+1,648
Bachelor or higher degree44,28955.232.039,27251.028.2+5,017
Advanced diploma or diploma8,24610.310.87,89210.29.8+354
Certificate level6,6528.318.56,6508.618.5+2
No qualifications18,80023.434.720,03026.040.1-1,230
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59919,28524.027.5--------
$600 to $1,24923,75729.640.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 16,69920.819.5--------
$2,000 or more 19,44224.210.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English18,56523.127.215,05519.623.6+3,510
Has broadband internet access at home70,78588.283.853,29369.257.0+17,492
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)25,49931.831.524,45831.830.8+1,041

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.