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Resident workers - Key statistics

28,829 people or 36.0% of the City of Brimbank's 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Brimbank20162011Change
NameNumber%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing %Number%Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)80,029100.0100.076,382100.0100.0+3,647
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,25915.310.212,50516.410.3-246
25 - 54 years54,91768.673.153,03369.470.1+1,884
55 - 64 years10,83713.514.59,51712.515.4+1,320
65 years and over2,0142.51.81,3331.72.6+681
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers11,08313.84.711,30514.84.7-222
Hours worked--------------
Full time48,43860.558.748,14863.050.4+290
Part time29,11336.439.125,44033.346.6+3,673
Bachelor or higher degree19,64124.517.715,60420.412.4+4,037
Advanced diploma or diploma9,18811.55.37,63710.06.8+1,551
Certificate level15,67119.611.014,57519.18.1+1,096
No qualifications32,83841.061.134,40145.062.4-1,563
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50016,52320.625.0--------
$500 -$1,74954,58068.266.4--------
$1,750 or more7,3549.24.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport10,98613.73.59,49212.48.5+1,494
Walked only7230.91.47661.00.0-43
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas42,62553.378.438,75750.775.2+3,868
Speaks a language other than English at home47,71059.682.342,57255.773.1+5,138
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20167,5489.421.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).