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Hobsons Bay City

Local workers - Key statistics

In Hobsons Bay City 64.1% of the local workers are males and 35.9% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Hobsons Bay City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Hobsons Bay City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)31,476100.0100.029,605100.0100.0+1,871
Males20,18464.152.019,17364.852.4+1,011
Females11,29235.948.010,43235.247.6+860
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,38210.714.13,51011.916.4-128
25 - 54 years22,47471.469.721,81973.775.7+655
55 - 64 years4,84015.413.33,74612.713.0+1,094
65 years and over7802.52.95301.82.3+250
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing8,13525.811.38,13527.513.90
Transport, postal and warehousing4,20213.34.83,86413.14.6+338
Retail trade2,8279.010.92,8489.612.4-21
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,15216.411.85,10417.213.0+48
Professionals4,87615.525.44,19414.225.5+682
Machinery operators and drivers4,55914.55.74,39814.96.7+161
Hours worked--------------
Full time22,30070.864.921,16671.570.7+1,134
Part time8,69727.633.97,80726.434.8+890
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,69821.333.75,35118.131.1+1,347
Advanced diploma or diploma3,14610.011.12,4198.210.7+727
Certificate level7,59124.117.76,95723.518.7+634
No qualifications13,71743.633.913,27644.841.7+441
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5996,97422.226.3--------
$600 -$124913,86944.141.2--------
$1250 or more10,20732.431.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car25,03379.564.523,31078.770.6+1,723
Public Transport1,0693.412.18672.910.8+202
Bicycle2630.81.42530.91.2+10
Walked only6051.93.05521.93.3+53
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas11,07435.233.19,83633.232.0+1,238
Speaks a language other than English at home9,31129.626.38,02127.124.4+1,290
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,8365.87.2--------

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

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