Colac Otway Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,415 people or 25.3% of Colac Otway 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
Colac Otway Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)9,544100.0100.0
Males5,07953.252.6
Females4,46746.847.4
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,36614.313.9
25 - 54 years5,52257.967.3
55 - 64 years1,92020.114.7
65 years and over7337.74.2
Top three industries
Manufacturing1,29113.57.8
Health care and social assistance1,20912.712.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,19112.52.2
Top three occupations
Labourers1,74918.39.0
Managers1,63217.113.5
Technicians and trades workers1,30913.713.1
Hours worked
Full time5,26255.161.1
Part time4,07442.737.0
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,42715.033.3
Advanced diploma or diploma98810.411.5
Certificate level2,90530.420.9
No qualifications3,81840.031.5
Individual Income
Less than $5002,31624.318.7
$500 -$1,7496,24365.461.9
$1,750 or more7858.217.6
Method of Travel to Work
Car6,65669.765.9
Public Transport670.712.4
Bicycle941.01.2
Walked only5445.73.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas8979.430.8
Speaks a language other than English at home4404.625.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161801.96.1

Colac Otway Shire

economic profile

Introduction

Economic value

Local employment

Businesses

Industry focus

Journey to work

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Local workers

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Resident workers

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Housing cost

Market profile

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