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Yarra Ranges Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

25,245 people or 33.9% of Yarra Ranges Council area's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Yarra Ranges Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)74,415100.0100.073,581100.0100.0+834
Males39,15952.652.639,41253.653.4-253
Females35,25647.447.434,16946.446.6+1,087
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,93014.713.911,91916.214.9-989
25 - 54 years47,00963.267.347,00263.967.8+7
55 - 64 years12,91317.414.712,15816.514.0+755
65 years and over3,5684.84.22,5033.43.2+1,065
Top three industries--------------
Construction9,84513.28.39,61813.18.3+227
Health care and social assistance8,78311.812.58,00810.911.6+775
Retail trade7,54910.110.28,13611.110.8-587
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers13,84418.613.113,88018.913.9-36
Professionals13,24217.823.312,63717.222.3+605
Clerical and administrative workers10,01213.513.310,77114.614.4-759
Hours worked--------------
Full time44,08959.261.144,31760.262.6-228
Part time28,97538.937.027,66337.635.2+1,312
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree15,95221.433.313,33618.128.6+2,616
Advanced diploma or diploma9,29312.511.57,81110.610.4+1,482
Certificate level21,73629.220.920,56928.020.6+1,167
No qualifications25,42634.231.529,01839.436.4-3,592
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50014,77219.918.7--------
$500 -$1,74947,52663.961.9--------
$1,750 or more10,45914.117.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car54,45973.265.952,80671.866.0+1,653
Public Transport4,7596.412.44,3725.911.0+387
Bicycle1420.21.21750.21.2-33
Walked only1,0721.43.21,1871.63.3-115
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas12,53016.830.812,62517.228.0-95
Speaks a language other than English at home4,9256.625.33,8615.221.8+1,064
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20169751.36.1--------

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

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