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Bass Coast Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

3,710 people or 29.6% of Bass Coast Shire'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
Bass Coast Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,542100.0100.012,140100.0100.0+402
Males6,47951.752.66,61954.553.4-140
Females6,06548.447.45,52545.546.6+540
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,39311.113.91,55712.814.9-164
25 - 54 years7,46259.567.37,61362.767.8-151
55 - 64 years2,73421.814.72,35419.414.0+380
65 years and over9507.64.26245.13.2+326
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,58512.612.51,35611.211.6+229
Construction1,55712.48.32,00816.58.3-451
Retail trade1,46911.710.21,36611.310.8+103
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,14717.113.12,18218.013.9-35
Professionals1,90915.223.31,76714.622.3+142
Managers1,81414.513.51,77314.613.2+41
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,29250.261.16,89656.862.6-604
Part time5,99147.837.04,98841.135.2+1,003
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,33018.633.31,94816.028.6+382
Advanced diploma or diploma1,38011.011.51,1099.110.4+271
Certificate level3,83330.620.93,60129.720.6+232
No qualifications4,49835.931.54,94640.736.4-448
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,08024.618.7--------
$500 -$1,7497,92263.261.9--------
$1,750 or more1,24910.017.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,75069.865.98,51270.166.0+238
Public Transport1351.112.41411.211.0-6
Bicycle950.81.21050.91.2-10
Walked only4853.93.25264.33.3-41
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,68813.530.81,66313.728.0+25
Speaks a language other than English at home6245.025.35734.721.8+51
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161651.36.1--------

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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