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Bass Coast Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Bass Coast Shire 46.9% of the local workers are males and 53.1% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Bass Coast Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Bass Coast Shire2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)10,260100.0100.0
Males4,81246.952.6
Females5,44453.147.4
Age structure------
15 - 24 years1,37013.413.9
25 - 54 years6,01858.767.3
55 - 64 years2,11920.714.6
65 years and over7477.34.2
Top three industries------
Health care and social assistance1,44213.511.9
Construction8888.38.0
Retail trade1,44113.59.8
Top three occupations------
Professionals1,55715.223.2
Managers1,53014.913.5
Technicians and trades workers1,50414.713.1
Hours worked------
Full time4,86547.461.0
Part time5,18550.537.0
Qualifications------
Bachelor or higher degree1,96419.133.3
Advanced diploma or diploma1,16511.411.5
Certificate level2,90628.320.8
No qualifications3,81137.131.6
Individual Income------
Less than $5002,78327.118.7
$500 -$1,7496,38862.362.0
$1,750 or more8618.417.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Car6,96867.965.9
Public Transport540.512.4
Bicycle810.81.2
Walked only4634.53.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas1,46314.330.8
Speaks a language other than English at home6506.325.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161651.66.1

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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