Hobsons Bay City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

20,348 people or 48.5% of Hobsons Bay City'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
Hobsons Bay City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)41,976100.0100.039,441100.0100.0+2,535
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,97511.913.95,17613.114.9-201
25 - 54 years29,78571.067.328,49972.367.8+1,286
55 - 64 years5,99914.314.74,92812.514.0+1,071
65 years and over1,2132.94.28442.13.2+369
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,19010.012.53,7239.411.6+467
Retail trade3,7829.010.23,5859.110.8+197
Education and training3,7208.98.63,0917.88.0+629
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,06414.413.36,25515.914.4-191
Hours worked
Full time26,96964.261.125,59764.962.6+1,372
Part time14,26534.037.012,95532.835.2+1,310
Bachelor or higher degree15,46436.833.312,07230.628.6+3,392
Advanced diploma or diploma4,88411.611.54,28810.910.4+596
Certificate level7,81018.620.97,45218.920.6+358
No qualifications12,74330.431.514,06235.736.4-1,319
Individual Income
Less than $5006,63515.818.7--------
$500 -$1,74925,01859.661.9--------
$1,750 or more9,62322.917.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport7,25817.312.46,08015.411.0+1,178
Walked only6531.63.27051.83.3-52
Other Characteristics
Born overseas13,47032.130.812,57231.928.0+898
Speaks a language other than English at home11,10526.525.310,46826.521.8+637
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,7236.56.1--------

Hobsons Bay City

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