Hume City

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

27,253 people or 33.6% of Hume 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
Hume City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)81,027100.0100.070,926100.0100.0+10,101
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,89115.913.912,13417.114.9+757
25 - 54 years55,97569.167.349,17069.367.8+6,805
55 - 64 years10,17512.614.78,36011.814.0+1,815
65 years and over1,9772.44.21,2651.83.2+712
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance8,85110.912.56,5569.211.6+2,295
Retail trade8,60110.610.27,87811.110.8+723
Transport, postal and warehousing8,50210.54.87,18010.14.7+1,322
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers12,48415.413.111,99416.913.9+490
Clerical and administrative workers11,95314.813.311,83816.714.4+115
Hours worked
Full time49,91961.661.145,33963.962.6+4,580
Part time28,92835.737.023,18532.735.2+5,743
Bachelor or higher degree17,33521.433.311,31616.028.6+6,019
Advanced diploma or diploma9,91812.211.56,9079.710.4+3,011
Certificate level19,38123.920.916,55223.320.6+2,829
No qualifications31,87639.331.532,69146.136.4-815
Individual Income
Less than $50015,77819.518.7--------
$500 -$1,74955,06868.061.9--------
$1,750 or more8,65010.717.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8,28910.212.46,2978.911.0+1,992
Walked only6720.83.27561.13.3-84
Other Characteristics
Born overseas30,86638.130.823,71133.428.0+7,155
Speaks a language other than English at home33,21841.025.325,14735.521.8+8,071
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164,8566.06.1--------

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