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South Gippsland Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,873 people or 23.0% of South Gippsland Shire's local labour force 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
South Gippsland Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers12,507100.0100.011,493100.0100.0+1,014
Males6,74453.953.46,29654.853.9+448
Females5,76346.146.65,19745.246.1+566
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,71613.714.91,58013.716.0+136
25 - 54 years7,48159.867.87,23162.969.1+250
55 - 64 years2,47219.814.02,05317.912.5+419
65 years and over8386.73.26295.52.5+209
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,08216.62.32,29420.02.8-212
Health care and social assistance1,31610.511.61,1319.810.4+185
Retail trade1,27310.210.81,20210.511.6+71
Top three occupations--------------
Managers2,74421.913.22,91025.3---166
Technicians and trades workers1,89415.113.91,66814.5--+226
Professionals1,71613.722.31,46712.8--+249
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger7,91363.367.76,83659.568.1+1,077
Public transport1020.89.3710.67.7+31
Bicycle00.00.630.00.5-3
Walked only8026.43.37686.73.8+34
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,15857.262.66,77158.963.6+387
Part time4,39835.231.33,84033.430.0+558
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,85914.928.61,47712.925.5+382
Advanced diploma or diploma1,0148.110.48227.29.4+192
Certificate level3,68229.420.63,00726.220.1+675
No qualifications5,40343.236.45,58248.641.9-179
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,80638.429.3--------
$600 to $1,2495,01040.141.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,75814.118.5--------
$2,000 or more 6104.99.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3592.921.83032.618.7+56
Has broadband internet access at home9,29974.482.13,02126.352.4+6,278
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,42635.432.54,01134.931.9+415

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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