City of Monash

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

60,199 people or 65.4% of the City of Monash'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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Monash20212016change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)92,075100.0100.080,377100.0100.0+11,698
Age structure
15 - 24 years13,99715.213.811,32014.113.9+2,677
25 - 54 years61,43366.766.754,70968.167.3+6,724
55 - 64 years12,58513.714.710,98113.714.7+1,604
65 years and over4,0664.44.83,3624.24.2+704
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance12,43813.514.19,72812.112.5+2,710
Professional, scientific and technical services10,61511.58.48,92011.17.9+1,695
Retail trade9,30510.19.48,59310.710.2+712
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers11,95413.012.411,44114.213.3+513
Hours worked
Full time53,98858.659.248,52460.461.1+5,464
Part time36,61439.839.130,37037.837.0+6,244
Bachelor or higher degree50,55854.939.038,69048.133.3+11,868
Advanced diploma or diploma9,64110.511.58,99011.211.5+651
Certificate level9,90910.819.59,93212.420.9-23
No qualifications20,00521.727.820,79625.931.5-791
Individual Income
Less than $50013,82715.013.3--------
$500 -$1,99957,08962.066.1--------
$2,000 or more20,28122.019.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport5,6466.14.413,90617.312.4-8,260
Walked only1,5791.72.31,8612.33.2-282
Other Characteristics
Born overseas52,81657.433.942,91253.430.8+9,904
Speaks a language other than English at home50,12654.427.840,90750.925.3+9,219
Arrived between 2016 and August 202111,72912.76.6--------

City of Monash

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