Cardinia Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

22,040 people or 37.5% of Cardinia Shire's resident workers (All industries) 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)58,709100.0100.044,950100.0100.0+13,759
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,55914.613.86,84115.213.9+1,718
25 - 54 years40,25968.666.730,53467.967.3+9,725
55 - 64 years7,69513.114.75,99313.314.7+1,702
65 years and over2,1903.74.81,5813.54.2+609
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,88213.414.14,97111.112.5+2,911
Retail trade5,8079.99.44,93411.010.2+873
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers10,12417.212.68,19618.213.1+1,928
Clerical and administrative workers7,60913.012.46,31414.013.3+1,295
Hours worked
Full time35,69760.859.228,02962.461.1+7,668
Part time21,94637.439.116,01035.637.0+5,936
Bachelor or higher degree14,23624.239.07,92717.633.3+6,309
Advanced diploma or diploma7,80413.311.55,49012.211.5+2,314
Certificate level16,73328.519.513,99631.120.9+2,737
No qualifications18,65131.827.816,28836.231.5+2,363
Individual Income
Less than $5007,84013.413.3--------
$500 -$1,99942,33572.166.1--------
$2,000 or more7,81313.319.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,5822.74.42,5325.612.4-950
Walked only6071.02.35821.33.2+25
Other Characteristics
Born overseas16,41428.033.99,65321.530.8+6,761
Speaks a language other than English at home10,91218.627.85,03311.225.3+5,879
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212,3204.06.6--------

Cardinia Shire

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