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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

38,523 people or 54.0% of the City of Whitehorse's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Whitehorse20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers71,311100.0100.068,693100.0100.0+2,618
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,23214.314.910,33915.116.0-107
25 - 54 years48,27367.767.847,10168.669.1+1,172
55 - 64 years10,12114.214.09,30413.512.5+817
65 years and over2,6853.83.21,9492.82.5+736
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance9,07412.711.68,11711.810.4+957
Professional, scientific and technical services7,87211.07.86,91110.17.1+961
Retail trade7,47710.510.87,74511.311.6-268
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers10,97815.414.411,16516.3---187
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger44,77362.867.744,11564.268.1+658
Public transport11,49316.19.39,35513.67.7+2,138
Walked only1,7322.43.31,6832.53.8+49
Hours worked--------------
Full time42,91160.262.642,90162.563.6+10
Part time24,48134.331.321,99432.030.0+2,487
Bachelor or higher degree30,00742.128.624,81236.125.5+5,195
Advanced diploma or diploma8,51611.910.47,74511.39.4+771
Certificate level9,98214.020.610,05114.620.1-69
No qualifications20,48128.736.422,97633.441.9-2,495
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59920,67929.029.3--------
$600 to $1,24926,00736.541.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 14,91620.918.5--------
$2,000 or more 8,77612.39.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English21,53430.221.816,66224.318.7+4,872
Has broadband internet access at home62,64387.882.143,46163.352.4+19,182
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23,82633.432.522,11432.231.9+1,712

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.