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 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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Melton2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)60,029100.0100.0
Males32,40254.052.6
Females27,62546.047.4
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,57214.313.9
25 - 54 years43,47372.467.3
55 - 64 years6,82611.414.7
65 years and over1,1521.94.2
Top three industries
Retail trade6,55410.910.2
Health care and social assistance6,44210.712.5
Transport, postal and warehousing6,24210.44.8
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers9,50315.813.3
Technicians and trades workers8,88214.813.1
Professionals8,87114.823.3
Hours worked
Full time38,56664.261.1
Part time20,15733.637.0
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree13,27922.133.3
Advanced diploma or diploma7,09311.811.5
Certificate level15,16125.320.9
No qualifications22,75037.931.5
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
Car44,80074.665.9
Public Transport5,9549.912.4
Bicycle710.11.2
Walked only4610.83.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas21,55235.930.8
Speaks a language other than English at home21,02935.025.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,5454.26.1

City of Melton

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