Australia
Employment status (Persons in labour force)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Employed, worked full-time 52.4% 58.0% 3,862 1,315,635
Employed, worked part-time 31.3% 30.6% 2,301 695,178
Employed, away from work 5.7% 4.6% 422 104,679
Unemployed, looking for work 10.6% 6.8% 782 153,625
Employment status (Persons 15-34 years in labour force)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Employed full-time 16.2% 29.6% 341 102,250
Employed part-time 48.3% 50.0% 1,019 172,562
Employed away from work 3.7% 2.3% 77 7,950
Total unemployed 25.9% 15.9% 547 54,831
Employment status (Persons 35-44 years in labour force)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Employed full-time 68.3% 65.3% 2,387 705,720
Employed part-time 23% 24.4% 804 263,440
Employed away from work 2.7% 3.1% 93 33,775
Total unemployed 4.8% 5.5% 166 59,891
Employment status (Persons 45-64 years in labour force)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Employed full-time 66.9% 62.6% 1,021 477,010
Employed part-time 24.1% 28.6% 368 217,925
Employed away from work 1.6% 2.5% 25 19,205
Total unemployed 4.7% 4.8% 71 36,623
Employment status (Persons 65 years and over in labour force)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Employed full-time 41% 38.3% 98 30,648
Employed part-time 46.9% 51.6% 112 41,246
Employed away from work 7.1% 4.5% 17 3,598
Total unemployed 2.1% 2.9% 5 2,286
Labour force status (All persons)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Labour force 54.5% 61.9% 7,365 2,269,124
Not in the labour force 38.1% 32.2% 5,157 1,179,140
Labour force status (Persons aged 15-34 years)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Labour force 39.8% 57.3% 2,111 345,415
Not in the labour force 54.1% 37.6% 2,871 226,210
Labour force status (Persons aged 35-44 years)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Labour force 73.9% 79.0% 3,495 1,081,483
Not in the labour force 17.8% 15.2% 843 207,448
Labour force status (Persons aged 45-64 years)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Labour force 74.0% 71.6% 1,526 762,287
Not in the labour force 19.5% 23.1% 401 245,319
Labour force status (Persons aged 65 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Labour force 16.8% 12.7% 239 79,929
Not in the labour force 73.3% 79.5% 1,041 500,173
Working hours of employed persons 15 years and over
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
None 3.3% 3.1% 215 64,518
1-15 hours 15.2% 11.7% 997 247,403
16-24 hours 12.2% 10.4% 800 219,460
25-34 hours 7.6% 10.8% 500 228,318
35-40 hours 35.1% 39.5% 2,310 836,135
41 hours and over 23.6% 22.7% 1,549 479,499
Not stated 3.2% 1.9% 207 40,164
Voluntary work for an organisation or group (persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Volunteer 23.0% 17.6% 3,105 645,439
Not a volunteer 69.2% 75.2% 9,350 2,757,155
Voluntary work not stated 7.9% 7.2% 1,063 262,923
Industry of employment of employed persons 15 years and over with a qualification
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 0.1% 0.5% 3 7,170
Mining 0.2% 0.2% 8 3,543
Manufacturing 2.5% 6.8% 116 100,785
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 0.5% 1.1% 25 15,549
Construction 5.4% 8.1% 254 120,192
Wholesale Trade 2.2% 3.1% 106 46,223
Retail Trade 6.4% 7.3% 302 107,129
Accommodation and Food Services 7.4% 4.4% 351 65,246
Transport, Postal and Warehousing 3.2% 4.1% 153 60,189
Information Media and Telecommunications 3.1% 2.4% 148 35,151
Financial and Insurance Services 7.7% 5% 363 73,906
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 2.4% 1.8% 111 25,882
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 14.2% 11.1% 670 163,159
Administrative and Support Services 3.7% 3.2% 176 47,135
Public Administration and Safety 4.6% 5.7% 215 83,778
Education and Training 14.4% 10.8% 681 159,934
Health Care and Social Assistance 13.3% 14.6% 627 216,134
Arts and Recreation Services 2.9% 1.9% 136 27,914
Other Services 2.7% 3.8% 128 56,496
Inadequately described/Not stated 3.2% 4.2% 153 61,581
Occupations of employed persons 15 years and over
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Managers 12.4% 13.2% 813 279,601
Professionals 35.1% 25.0% 2,308 528,261
Technicians and trades workers 8% 12.6% 526 266,855
Community and personal service workers 12.4% 10.2% 818 216,447
Clerical and administrative workers 13.1% 13.9% 861 293,226
Sales workers 9.9% 9.7% 648 205,194
Machinery operators and drivers 2.5% 5.6% 166 118,891
Labourers 5.2% 8.1% 339 170,451
Inadequately described/not stated 1.5% 1.7% 98 36,574
Methods of travel to work (Employed persons 15 years and over)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Train 1.1% 7.2% 73 152,741
Bus 25.7% 1.2% 1,689 25,018
Ferry 0% 0.0% 0 430
Tram (includes light rail) 0% 0.8% 0 16,010
Taxi 0.3% 0.2% 22 4,035
Car, as driver 32.6% 60.2% 2,140 1,274,268
Car, as passenger 3.6% 3.9% 236 81,763
Bus and Ferry 0.1% 0% 4 14
Truck 0.2% 0.6% 13 11,892
Motorbike/scooter 1.3% 0.4% 83 7,608
Bicycle 2.7% 1.4% 175 29,712
Other 0.5% 0.5% 34 10,456
Walked only 9.9% 3.0% 650 63,214
Train and Bus 3.9% 1.0% 256 20,671
Train and Ferry 0% 0% 0 21
Train and Car, as driver 0.2% 1.3% 12 26,525
Train and Car, as passenger 0.2% 0.3% 11 5,787
Train and Other 0.1% 0.2% 6 3,076
Bus and Tram (includes light rail) 0.2% 0.1% 13 2,764
Bus and Car, as driver 0.3% 0.1% 19 1,417
Bus and Car, as passenger 0.4% 0.1% 25 1,679
Bus and Other 0.4% 0.0% 26 401
Other two methods 0.5% 0.7% 30 14,391
Train and two other methods 0.4% 0.9% 25 18,137
Bus and two other methods (excludes train) 0.2% 0.0% 11 649
Other three methods 0.1% 0.0% 4 797
Worked at home 4.0% 4.2% 264 88,695
Did not go to work 10.3% 8.7% 675 183,729
Method of travel to work not stated 1.1% 0.9% 71 18,750