Cardinia Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

13,417 people or 29.8% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Cardinia Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)44,950100.0100.036,256100.0100.0+8,694
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,84115.213.96,01016.614.9+831
25 - 54 years30,53467.967.324,52867.767.8+6,006
55 - 64 years5,99313.314.74,65812.814.0+1,335
65 years and over1,5813.54.21,0602.93.2+521
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,97111.112.53,4479.511.6+1,524
Retail trade4,93411.010.24,14411.410.8+790
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers8,19618.213.16,88019.013.9+1,316
Clerical and administrative workers6,31414.013.35,27114.514.4+1,043
Hours worked
Full time28,02962.461.123,29164.262.6+4,738
Part time16,01035.637.012,20733.735.2+3,803
Bachelor or higher degree7,92717.633.35,19714.328.6+2,730
Advanced diploma or diploma5,49012.211.53,4969.610.4+1,994
Certificate level13,99631.120.910,66329.420.6+3,333
No qualifications16,28836.231.515,40842.536.4+880
Individual Income
Less than $5008,27218.418.7--------
$500 -$1,74930,24367.361.9--------
$1,750 or more5,57412.417.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,5325.612.41,8555.111.0+677
Walked only5821.33.26211.73.3-39
Other Characteristics
Born overseas9,65321.530.86,57618.128.0+3,077
Speaks a language other than English at home5,03311.225.32,4446.721.8+2,589
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,1342.56.1--------

Cardinia Shire

economic profile