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Gannawarra Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Gannawarra Shire 53.2% of the local workers are males and 46.6% 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 Gannawarra 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. Gannawarra 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 Gannawarra Shire subscribe to the FULL version of

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Gannawarra Shire2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)3,937100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years45511.613.9
25 - 54 years2,18855.667.3
55 - 64 years87422.214.6
65 years and over41910.64.2
Top three industries------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,04825.52.1
Health care and social assistance47211.511.9
Retail trade3969.69.8
Top three occupations------
Hours worked------
Full time2,31558.861.0
Part time1,53138.937.0
Bachelor or higher degree55114.033.3
Advanced diploma or diploma3559.011.5
Certificate level1,15329.320.8
No qualifications1,69643.131.6
Individual Income------
Less than $5001,02526.018.7
$500 -$1,7492,53964.562.0
$1,750 or more2977.517.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport100.312.4
Walked only2757.03.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas2245.730.8
Speaks a language other than English at home1012.625.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016360.96.1

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