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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Melton 48.9% of the local workers are males and 51.1% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Melton vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Melton20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)24,683100.0100.017,578100.0100.0+7,105
Males12,07748.952.68,47148.253.4+3,606
Females12,60951.147.49,09851.846.6+3,511
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,51118.313.93,40819.414.9+1,103
25 - 54 years16,64467.467.311,66766.467.8+4,977
55 - 64 years2,91011.814.62,19812.514.0+712
65 years and over6192.54.23031.73.2+316
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade3,41613.29.82,60814.510.6+808
Education and training3,34112.98.32,36413.17.8+977
Construction2,80310.88.02,02811.28.1+775
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,14016.823.22,90416.522.3+1,236
Community and personal service workers3,97716.110.62,57014.69.3+1,407
Technicians and trades workers3,39113.713.12,50414.213.8+887
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,90356.361.09,99056.861.3+3,913
Part time10,23741.537.07,05840.234.3+3,179
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,89623.933.33,54320.228.6+2,353
Advanced diploma or diploma2,82311.411.51,5588.910.4+1,265
Certificate level6,02224.420.83,99022.720.6+2,032
No qualifications9,27537.631.67,68643.736.4+1,589
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5006,02324.418.7--------
$500 -$1,74915,76063.862.0--------
$1,750 or more2,4369.917.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,16677.665.913,00074.066.1+6,166
Public Transport5102.112.43421.910.9+168
Bicycle520.21.2500.31.2+2
Walked only3911.63.23842.23.3+7
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7,71131.230.84,74127.028.0+2,970
Speaks a language other than English at home7,19129.125.34,17023.721.8+3,021
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,2004.96.1--------

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

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