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 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Bass Coast Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)12,542100.0100.0
Males6,47951.752.6
Females6,06548.447.4
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,39311.113.9
25 - 54 years7,46259.567.3
55 - 64 years2,73421.814.7
65 years and over9507.64.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,58512.612.5
Construction1,55712.48.3
Retail trade1,46911.710.2
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,14717.113.1
Professionals1,90915.223.3
Managers1,81414.513.5
Hours worked
Full time6,29250.261.1
Part time5,99147.837.0
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree2,33018.633.3
Advanced diploma or diploma1,38011.011.5
Certificate level3,83330.620.9
No qualifications4,49835.931.5
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
Car8,75069.865.9
Public Transport1351.112.4
Bicycle950.81.2
Walked only4853.93.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,68813.530.8
Speaks a language other than English at home6245.025.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161651.36.1

Bass Coast Shire

economic profile

Introduction

Economic value

Local employment

Businesses

Industry focus

Journey to work

  • Workers place of residence
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Local workers

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Resident workers

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Housing cost

Market profile

Tourism

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