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Hobsons Bay City

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

16,354 people or 41.5% of Hobsons Bay City's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Hobsons Bay City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers39,440100.0100.036,517100.0100.0+2,923
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,17413.114.85,05313.816.0+121
25 - 54 years28,49372.269.327,08474.269.9+1,409
55 - 64 years4,92112.513.13,80510.411.9+1,116
65 years and over8522.22.95751.62.2+277
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,7209.411.13,1558.610.0+565
Retail trade3,5899.110.63,6089.911.3-19
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers6,25315.915.36,14616.815.9+107
Technicians and trades workers5,32713.513.45,14914.113.6+178
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger25,76765.367.024,73267.767.6+1,035
Public transport6,01515.311.54,46412.29.6+1,551
Walked only7011.82.96671.83.0+34
Hours worked--------------
Full time25,59964.963.624,34666.764.4+1,253
Part time11,41128.930.59,72226.629.3+1,689
Bachelor or higher degree12,06530.632.08,97524.628.2+3,090
Advanced diploma or diploma4,28910.910.83,3389.19.8+951
Certificate level7,44918.918.57,03819.318.5+411
No qualifications14,06135.734.715,13741.540.1-1,076
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59910,04225.527.5--------
$600 to $1,24915,90340.340.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 8,34621.219.5--------
$2,000 or more 4,41711.210.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English10,46026.527.28,92024.423.6+1,540
Has broadband internet access at home32,42082.283.819,64153.857.0+12,779
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)12,55731.831.511,68932.030.8+868

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.