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Resident workers - Key statistics

6,410 people or 30.2% of Baw Baw 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
Baw Baw Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)21,260100.0100.019,804100.0100.0+1,456
Males11,22452.852.610,66453.853.4+560
Females10,03547.247.49,13646.146.6+899
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,00914.213.93,06515.514.9-56
25 - 54 years12,90860.767.312,28762.067.8+621
55 - 64 years4,00818.914.73,42817.314.0+580
65 years and over1,3326.34.21,0195.13.2+313
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,57911.611.92,23711.111.3+342
Construction2,43611.08.02,23611.18.1+200
Education and training2,0599.38.21,8419.17.8+218
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,53116.623.33,24916.422.3+282
Technicians and trades workers3,50116.513.13,28316.613.9+218
Managers3,22615.213.53,14715.913.2+79
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,36358.261.111,78559.562.6+578
Part time8,45139.837.07,52438.035.2+927
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,08019.233.33,35817.028.6+722
Advanced diploma or diploma2,33011.011.51,8439.310.4+487
Certificate level6,69731.520.95,74729.020.6+950
No qualifications7,50035.331.58,02540.536.4-525
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,61221.718.7--------
$500 -$1,74913,30962.661.9--------
$1,750 or more2,85213.417.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car15,32272.165.913,75869.566.0+1,564
Public Transport5802.712.45612.811.0+19
Bicycle420.21.2630.31.2-21
Walked only6212.93.27063.63.3-85
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,32110.930.82,05410.428.0+267
Speaks a language other than English at home8754.125.36223.121.8+253
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162241.16.1--------

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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