City of Whitehorse

Resident workers - Key statistics

44,669 people or 59.8% of the City of Whitehorse'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

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Whitehorse2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)74,706100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years10,53014.113.9
25 - 54 years50,26367.367.3
55 - 64 years10,70514.314.7
65 years and over3,2054.34.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,04413.412.5
Professional, scientific and technical services8,40511.37.9
Education and training7,86810.58.6
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers10,37013.913.3
Hours worked
Full time43,94758.861.1
Part time29,65539.737.0
Bachelor or higher degree36,12948.433.3
Advanced diploma or diploma8,54011.411.5
Certificate level9,45212.720.9
No qualifications19,06625.531.5
Individual Income
Less than $50015,22020.418.7
$500 -$1,74941,73155.961.9
$1,750 or more16,68022.317.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport14,36219.212.4
Walked only1,8212.43.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas31,17241.730.8
Speaks a language other than English at home27,27836.525.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166,3928.66.1

City of Whitehorse

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