City of Monash

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

47,680 people or 59.3% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Monash20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)80,377100.0100.078,333100.0100.0+2,044
Age structure
15 - 24 years11,32014.113.911,82415.114.9-504
25 - 54 years54,70968.167.352,48667.067.8+2,223
55 - 64 years10,98113.714.710,96214.014.0+19
65 years and over3,3624.24.23,0663.93.2+296
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance9,72812.112.58,83311.311.6+895
Professional, scientific and technical services8,92011.17.98,27610.67.8+644
Retail trade8,59310.710.28,79911.210.8-206
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers11,44114.213.312,29815.714.4-857
Hours worked
Full time48,52460.461.148,42561.862.6+99
Part time30,37037.837.028,21836.035.2+2,152
Bachelor or higher degree38,69048.133.332,60741.628.6+6,083
Advanced diploma or diploma8,99011.211.59,39312.010.4-403
Certificate level9,93212.420.910,42013.320.6-488
No qualifications20,79625.931.523,00429.436.4-2,208
Individual Income
Less than $50016,21720.218.7--------
$500 -$1,74946,51257.961.9--------
$1,750 or more16,55620.617.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport13,90617.312.412,25015.611.0+1,656
Walked only1,8612.33.21,7912.33.3+70
Other Characteristics
Born overseas42,91253.430.838,34048.928.0+4,572
Speaks a language other than English at home40,90750.925.335,29445.121.8+5,613
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168,64210.86.1--------

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