Hobsons Bay City

Resident workers - Key statistics

20,348 people or 48.5% of Hobsons Bay City'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.

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Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Hobsons Bay City2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)41,976100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,97511.913.9
25 - 54 years29,78571.067.3
55 - 64 years5,99914.314.7
65 years and over1,2132.94.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,19010.012.5
Retail trade3,7829.010.2
Education and training3,7208.98.6
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,06414.413.3
Hours worked
Full time26,96964.261.1
Part time14,26534.037.0
Bachelor or higher degree15,46436.833.3
Advanced diploma or diploma4,88411.611.5
Certificate level7,81018.620.9
No qualifications12,74330.431.5
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 Transport7,25817.312.4
Walked only6531.63.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas13,47032.130.8
Speaks a language other than English at home11,10526.525.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,7236.56.1

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