City of Whittlesea

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

48,309 people or 45.1% of the City of Whittlesea'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 Whittlesea20212016change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)107,055100.0100.088,554100.0100.0+18,501
Age structure
15 - 24 years14,72713.813.812,37914.013.9+2,348
25 - 54 years76,01271.066.763,45971.767.3+12,553
55 - 64 years13,15712.314.710,73712.114.7+2,420
65 years and over3,1613.04.81,9712.24.2+1,190
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance16,34515.314.111,45912.912.5+4,886
Retail trade11,04610.39.410,22011.510.2+826
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers15,73514.712.613,62815.413.1+2,107
Clerical and administrative workers14,92513.912.413,10614.813.3+1,819
Hours worked
Full time64,04759.859.254,94862.161.1+9,099
Part time40,86438.239.131,51535.637.0+9,349
Bachelor or higher degree34,34932.139.021,88524.733.3+12,464
Advanced diploma or diploma13,96013.011.510,94412.411.5+3,016
Certificate level22,65221.219.520,59923.320.9+2,053
No qualifications33,54931.327.832,31636.531.5+1,233
Individual Income
Less than $50014,11813.213.3--------
$500 -$1,99978,33573.266.1--------
$2,000 or more13,40812.519.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport5,0934.84.49,54710.812.4-4,454
Walked only6410.62.37020.83.2-61
Other Characteristics
Born overseas45,90842.933.933,63238.030.8+12,276
Speaks a language other than English at home48,36445.227.838,12243.025.3+10,242
Arrived between 2016 and August 20217,8747.46.6--------

City of Whittlesea

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