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Resident workers - Key statistics

24,218 people or 44.1% of the City of Maroondah'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
City of Maroondah20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)54,937100.0100.052,983100.0100.0+1,954
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,79514.213.98,23015.514.9-435
25 - 54 years36,61866.767.335,30166.667.8+1,317
55 - 64 years8,32515.214.77,73414.614.0+591
65 years and over2,1994.04.21,7123.23.2+487
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance7,24513.212.56,38612.111.6+859
Retail trade5,95810.810.26,13711.610.8-179
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers8,28715.113.38,91416.814.4-627
Technicians and trades workers8,16414.913.18,25215.613.9-88
Hours worked--------------
Full time33,66361.361.132,93062.262.6+733
Part time20,43237.237.019,06236.035.2+1,370
Bachelor or higher degree17,27331.433.313,47325.428.6+3,800
Advanced diploma or diploma6,94512.611.56,16611.610.4+779
Certificate level12,45322.720.912,10122.820.6+352
No qualifications17,00731.031.519,31036.436.4-2,303
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50010,18718.518.7--------
$500 -$1,74934,24262.361.9--------
$1,750 or more9,62717.517.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport6,48711.812.45,49810.411.0+989
Walked only7171.33.27011.33.3+16
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas13,51024.630.811,72322.128.0+1,787
Speaks a language other than English at home8,74615.925.36,40112.121.8+2,345
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,9663.66.1--------

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