City of Whittlesea

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Whittlesea 51.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 48.3% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the City of Whittlesea vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Whittlesea20212016change
Namenumber%. Victorianumber%. Victoria2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)69,926100.0100.053,145100.0100.0+16,781
Age structure
15 - 24 years10,93415.613.88,38015.813.9+2,554
25 - 54 years46,90067.166.735,89667.567.3+11,004
55 - 64 years9,57813.714.77,24613.614.6+2,332
65 years and over2,5243.64.81,6363.14.2+888
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance11,61616.614.18,08115.212.5+3,535
Retail trade8,35712.09.47,12113.410.2+1,236
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers9,47913.612.67,09213.313.1+2,387
Clerical and administrative workers8,15911.712.46,30511.913.3+1,854
Hours worked
Full time39,63156.759.230,98158.361.0+8,650
Part time28,91741.439.121,01039.537.0+7,907
Bachelor or higher degree22,31731.939.014,28326.933.3+8,034
Advanced diploma or diploma8,35812.011.55,81710.911.5+2,541
Certificate level14,25220.419.511,50021.620.8+2,752
No qualifications23,35033.427.819,96637.631.6+3,384
Individual Income
Less than $50010,87115.513.3--00--
$500 -$1,99949,48070.866.1--00--
$2,000 or more8,74812.519.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,8492.64.41,8623.512.4-13
Walked only6560.92.36251.23.2+31
Other Characteristics
Born overseas27,43639.233.918,53334.930.8+8,903
Speaks a language other than English at home28,20840.327.819,94837.525.3+8,260
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214,9367.16.5--00--

City of Whittlesea

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