City of Darebin

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

40,727 people or 57.9% of the City of Darebin'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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Darebin20162011change
Namenumber%. % Constructionnumber%. % Construction2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)70,307100.0100.063,808100.0100.0+6,499
Males35,60950.689.233,18852.089.3+2,421
Females34,70349.410.930,61948.010.6+4,084
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,89512.710.58,25812.913.1+637
25 - 54 years52,19374.276.148,31775.774.3+3,876
55 - 64 years7,64110.910.96,1709.710.1+1,471
65 years and over1,5872.32.31,0571.72.3+530
Top three occupations
Professionals21,58030.76.118,33728.75.1+3,243
Clerical and administrative workers9,13213.08.59,36914.78.1-237
Managers8,77612.512.67,26711.49.9+1,509
Hours worked
Full time42,43360.477.239,65262.176.2+2,781
Part time26,53137.721.322,69235.621.0+3,839
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree32,86646.717.125,99140.712.7+6,875
Advanced diploma or diploma7,86111.28.96,79310.66.8+1,068
Certificate level9,78013.941.49,23714.540.3+543
No qualifications18,13625.830.419,37230.436.7-1,236
Individual Income
Less than $50012,77118.210.1--------
$500 -$1,74943,33761.668.6--------
$1,750 or more13,15118.719.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car37,25253.077.834,39553.976.7+2,857
Public Transport16,76323.88.213,57821.35.8+3,185
Bicycle3,2374.61.32,7514.31.1+486
Walked only1,6282.30.91,5852.50.6+43
Other Characteristics
Born overseas23,00832.727.520,88332.729.0+2,125
Speaks a language other than English at home23,39233.335.622,27934.937.6+1,113
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,8338.36.2--------

City of Darebin

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