City of MeltonEconomic profile lite
Skip to content

City of Melton

Resident workers - Key statistics

20,372 people or 33.9% of the City of Melton'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 Melton20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)60,029100.0100.050,935100.0100.0+9,094
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,57214.313.97,57114.914.9+1,001
25 - 54 years43,47372.467.337,28673.267.8+6,187
55 - 64 years6,82611.414.75,45310.714.0+1,373
65 years and over1,1521.94.26301.23.2+522
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade6,55410.910.25,70111.210.8+853
Health care and social assistance6,44210.712.54,7449.311.6+1,698
Transport, postal and warehousing6,24210.44.85,15710.14.7+1,085
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers9,50315.813.38,62516.914.4+878
Technicians and trades workers8,88214.813.18,17816.113.9+704
Hours worked--------------
Full time38,56664.261.134,02366.862.6+4,543
Part time20,15733.637.015,52330.535.2+4,634
Bachelor or higher degree13,27922.133.39,22318.128.6+4,056
Advanced diploma or diploma7,09311.811.54,7819.410.4+2,312
Certificate level15,16125.320.912,50324.520.6+2,658
No qualifications22,75037.931.522,07943.336.4+671
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50010,30617.218.7--------
$500 -$1,74940,92868.261.9--------
$1,750 or more7,61212.717.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport5,9549.912.44,4038.611.0+1,551
Walked only4610.83.24340.93.3+27
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas21,55235.930.816,74932.928.0+4,803
Speaks a language other than English at home21,02935.025.315,85731.121.8+5,172
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,5454.26.1--------

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