East Gippsland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,588 people or 27.0% of the East Gippsland 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

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
East Gippsland Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)17,002100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,10312.413.9
25 - 54 years9,71257.167.3
55 - 64 years3,79822.314.7
65 years and over1,3928.24.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,48414.612.5
Retail trade1,89211.110.2
Education and training1,5018.88.6
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,50114.713.1
Hours worked
Full time8,91052.461.1
Part time7,69645.337.0
Bachelor or higher degree2,75416.233.3
Advanced diploma or diploma1,83410.811.5
Certificate level5,39931.820.9
No qualifications6,35037.331.5
Individual Income
Less than $5004,13924.318.7
$500 -$1,74911,03064.961.9
$1,750 or more1,4788.717.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1290.812.4
Walked only7264.33.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,6859.930.8
Speaks a language other than English at home6774.025.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161961.26.1

East Gippsland Shire

economic profile