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Cardinia Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

8,691 people or 24.0% of Cardinia Shire's local resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Cardinia Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers36,270100.0100.027,208100.0100.0+9,062
Males19,73354.453.515,03755.353.8+4,696
Females16,53745.646.512,17144.746.2+4,366
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,01116.614.84,41916.216.0+1,592
25 - 54 years24,52067.669.318,71768.869.9+5,803
55 - 64 years4,66312.913.13,36812.411.9+1,295
65 years and over1,0763.02.97042.62.2+372
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing4,97013.710.84,23715.612.9+733
Construction4,92413.68.23,33712.37.4+1,587
Retail trade4,14711.410.63,11511.411.3+1,032
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6,87318.913.45,07318.613.6+1,800
Clerical and administrative workers5,27214.515.33,76113.815.9+1,511
Professionals5,04713.924.13,61813.322.5+1,429
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger26,85374.067.019,17370.567.6+7,680
Public transport1,8355.111.51,0774.09.6+758
Bicycle1750.50.8790.30.6+96
Walked only6151.72.95892.23.0+26
Hours worked--------------
Full time23,29664.263.617,17963.164.4+6,117
Part time10,91630.130.58,28130.429.3+2,635
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,19314.332.03,40212.528.2+1,791
Advanced diploma or diploma3,4989.610.82,1517.99.8+1,347
Certificate level10,66529.418.57,40927.218.5+3,256
No qualifications15,40542.534.712,71146.740.1+2,694
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59910,84929.927.5--------
$600 to $1,24916,24044.840.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 6,32217.419.5--------
$2,000 or more 1,9725.410.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,4536.827.21,2684.723.6+1,185
Has broadband internet access at home29,38681.083.813,33449.057.0+16,052
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)13,94738.531.510,34738.030.8+3,600

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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