Glenelg Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,900 people or 22.9% of Glenelg 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
Glenelg Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,308100.0100.08,801100.0100.0-493
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,10513.313.91,15113.114.9-46
25 - 54 years4,81057.967.35,54863.067.8-738
55 - 64 years1,77721.414.71,65918.914.0+118
65 years and over6227.54.24445.03.2+178
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,15413.92.21,11912.72.3+35
Health care and social assistance1,14513.812.51,08612.311.6+59
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,19914.413.11,37915.713.9-180
Hours worked
Full time4,64355.961.15,08457.862.6-441
Part time3,43641.437.03,49239.735.2-56
Bachelor or higher degree1,13413.633.31,07612.228.6+58
Advanced diploma or diploma7669.211.56267.110.4+140
Certificate level2,67632.220.92,55129.020.6+125
No qualifications3,43141.331.54,10846.736.4-677
Individual Income
Less than $5001,90923.018.7--------
$500 -$1,7495,03660.661.9--------
$1,750 or more1,17614.217.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport400.512.4540.611.0-14
Walked only3544.33.24304.93.3-76
Other Characteristics
Born overseas6307.630.87218.228.0-91
Speaks a language other than English at home1972.425.31912.221.8+6
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016720.96.1--------

Glenelg Shire

economic profile