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Resident workers - Key statistics

4,487 people or 56.6% of the City of Brimbank's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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%Wholesale Trade %Number%Wholesale Trade %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)7,930100.0100.06,949100.0100.0+981
Males1,61220.364.31,32119.065.5+291
Females6,31879.735.75,62480.934.3+694
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7529.59.575710.99.9-5
25 - 54 years5,72072.172.45,05972.875.1+661
55 - 64 years1,22015.415.399414.313.2+226
65 years and over2423.12.81362.01.9+106
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers3,16639.90.42,62337.70.2+543
Professionals2,45330.98.32,12030.58.0+333
Clerical and administrative workers1,03213.018.297114.018.3+61
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,82348.276.33,49650.376.2+327
Part time3,96750.023.33,30847.622.0+659
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,15739.821.42,32133.415.7+836
Advanced diploma or diploma1,33016.810.496213.89.1+368
Certificate level1,59220.118.61,45520.916.0+137
No qualifications1,55019.546.91,74925.254.2-199
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,45918.410.8--------
$500 -$1,7495,84173.777.8--------
$1,750 or more5036.310.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5,56970.287.04,90970.684.2+660
Public Transport96112.15.380211.55.7+159
Bicycle180.20.4170.20.3+1
Walked only1111.40.31161.70.3-5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,74559.853.33,83955.251.4+906
Speaks a language other than English at home5,01663.357.33,92256.453.4+1,094
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201680010.18.0--------

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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