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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Whitehorse 47.1% of the local workers are males and 52.9% 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 Whitehorse 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 Whitehorse2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)69,186100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years9,27813.413.9
25 - 54 years46,10666.667.3
55 - 64 years10,68915.414.6
65 years and over3,1164.54.2
Top three industries------
Health care and social assistance12,58617.423.9
Health care and social assistance12,58617.423.9
Education and training8,59811.98.3
Top three occupations------
Clerical and administrative workers10,73515.513.3
Hours worked------
Full time39,55857.261.0
Part time28,48641.237.0
Bachelor or higher degree29,45042.633.3
Advanced diploma or diploma8,46112.211.5
Certificate level10,89215.720.8
No qualifications18,68527.031.6
Individual Income------
Less than $50013,94820.218.7
$500 -$1,74942,13060.962.0
$1,750 or more12,04517.417.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport5,2187.512.4
Walked only1,7312.53.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas26,93938.930.8
Speaks a language other than English at home22,73032.925.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,0707.36.1

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