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Local workers - Key statistics

In Hume City 61.2% of the local workers are males and 38.8% 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 Hume 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 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. Hume City currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that Hume City subscribe to the FULL version of

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Hume City2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)89,495100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years11,83713.213.9
25 - 54 years62,91270.367.3
55 - 64 years12,42413.914.6
65 years and over2,3242.64.2
Top three industries------
Transport, postal and warehousing17,84119.94.7
Retail trade7,7568.710.2
Top three occupations------
Technicians and trades workers12,71014.213.1
Machinery operators and drivers12,20413.65.8
Hours worked------
Full time58,66765.661.0
Part time28,79632.237.0
Bachelor or higher degree19,88922.233.3
Advanced diploma or diploma10,80512.111.5
Certificate level20,95823.420.8
No qualifications35,11739.231.6
Individual Income------
Less than $50014,04515.718.7
$500 -$1,74960,75567.962.0
$1,750 or more12,99914.517.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport2,8343.212.4
Walked only6330.73.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas32,84836.730.8
Speaks a language other than English at home33,90037.925.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,5496.26.1

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