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Corangamite Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Corangamite Shire 54.4% of the local workers are males and 45.6% 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 Corangamite 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

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. Corangamite Shire currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that Corangamite Shire subscribe to the FULL version of

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Corangamite Shire2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)7,076100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years93913.313.9
25 - 54 years4,01756.867.3
55 - 64 years1,47620.914.6
65 years and over6479.14.2
Top three industries------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,23831.62.2
Health care and social assistance75710.712.5
Retail trade5778.110.2
Top three occupations------
Hours worked------
Full time4,25560.161.0
Part time2,64337.437.0
Bachelor or higher degree1,10115.633.3
Advanced diploma or diploma6619.311.5
Certificate level2,00328.320.8
No qualifications3,04443.031.6
Individual Income------
Less than $5001,87026.418.7
$500 -$1,7494,20759.562.0
$1,750 or more81011.417.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport270.412.4
Walked only5547.83.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas5217.430.8
Speaks a language other than English at home1632.325.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016851.26.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.