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Resident workers - Key statistics

27,253 people or 33.6% of Hume City's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Hume City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)81,027100.0100.070,926100.0100.0+10,101
Males44,86255.452.639,66455.953.4+5,198
Females36,16044.647.431,26044.146.6+4,900
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 assistance8,85110.311.96,5569.011.3+2,295
Retail trade8,60110.09.87,87810.810.6+723
Transport, postal and warehousing8,5029.94.57,1809.84.6+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
Professionals11,44114.123.39,18713.022.3+2,254
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,91961.661.145,33963.962.6+4,580
Part time28,92835.737.023,18532.735.2+5,743
Qualifications--------------
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--------------
Car59,80273.865.952,60374.266.0+7,199
Public Transport8,28910.212.46,2978.911.0+1,992
Bicycle1270.21.21490.21.2-22
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--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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