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Resident workers - Key statistics

34,970 people or 47.2% of the City of Kingston's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Kingston20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)74,102100.0100.070,388100.0100.0+3,714
Males38,37751.852.637,24152.953.4+1,136
Females35,71948.247.433,15047.146.6+2,569
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,38812.713.99,58113.614.9-193
25 - 54 years50,55668.267.348,70869.267.8+1,848
55 - 64 years11,11415.014.79,90814.114.0+1,206
65 years and over3,0454.14.22,1923.13.2+853
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,71811.812.57,72211.011.6+996
Retail trade7,83610.610.27,77411.010.8+62
Education and training6,7329.18.65,5647.98.0+1,168
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals18,03724.323.315,71322.322.3+2,324
Clerical and administrative workers11,29315.213.311,61716.514.4-324
Managers10,36714.013.59,08812.913.2+1,279
Hours worked--------------
Full time46,19462.361.144,79563.662.6+1,399
Part time26,65536.037.024,16334.335.2+2,492
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree25,30534.133.319,92728.328.6+5,378
Advanced diploma or diploma9,66513.011.58,60112.210.4+1,064
Certificate level14,76919.920.914,13520.120.6+634
No qualifications22,44430.331.524,78735.236.4-2,343
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50012,93017.418.7--------
$500 -$1,74945,22461.061.9--------
$1,750 or more14,65219.817.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car50,80168.665.948,03668.266.0+2,765
Public Transport9,89713.412.48,79212.511.0+1,105
Bicycle5520.71.25550.81.2-3
Walked only1,2331.73.21,2381.83.3-5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas25,29834.130.823,33033.128.0+1,968
Speaks a language other than English at home19,10925.825.317,27924.521.8+1,830
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164,0595.56.1--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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