City of Knox

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

32,071 people or 41.5% of the City of Knox'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
City of Knox20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)77,349100.0100.077,597100.0100.0-248
Age structure
15 - 24 years11,36614.713.912,44616.014.9-1,080
25 - 54 years50,02164.767.350,92565.667.8-904
55 - 64 years12,98516.814.712,17515.714.0+810
65 years and over2,9743.84.22,0452.63.2+929
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance9,44412.212.58,36510.811.6+1,079
Retail trade9,24412.010.29,51812.310.8-274
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers12,17515.713.313,25417.114.4-1,079
Technicians and trades workers11,76615.213.112,58716.213.9-821
Hours worked
Full time47,88561.961.149,44763.762.6-1,562
Part time28,23936.537.026,49334.135.2+1,746
Bachelor or higher degree22,46929.033.317,85823.028.6+4,611
Advanced diploma or diploma9,60212.411.58,60311.110.4+999
Certificate level17,54622.720.917,89723.120.6-351
No qualifications25,84633.431.530,29539.036.4-4,449
Individual Income
Less than $50014,71019.018.7--------
$500 -$1,74949,52064.061.9--------
$1,750 or more11,73415.217.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport6,4818.412.45,9027.611.0+579
Walked only7771.03.29311.23.3-154
Other Characteristics
Born overseas25,40232.830.823,35930.128.0+2,043
Speaks a language other than English at home19,69925.525.316,06820.721.8+3,631
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,6593.46.1--------

City of Knox

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