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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,285 people or 25.4% of Golden Plains Shire's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Golden Plains Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers8,985100.0100.07,614100.0100.0+1,371
Males4,95155.153.44,29556.453.9+656
Females4,03444.946.63,31943.646.1+715
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,10812.314.994612.416.0+162
25 - 54 years6,04067.267.85,33870.169.1+702
55 - 64 years1,50816.814.01,12914.812.5+379
65 years and over3293.73.22012.62.5+128
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing1,16112.910.71,18715.612.6-26
Health care and social assistance1,12712.511.681310.710.4+314
Retail trade94210.510.885711.311.6+85
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,63018.113.91,42118.7--+209
Professionals1,34715.022.31,03313.6--+314
Managers1,26014.013.21,17315.4--+87
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger6,59873.467.75,49672.268.1+1,102
Public transport1661.89.3991.37.7+67
Bicycle00.00.600.00.50
Walked only1571.73.31331.73.8+24
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,46460.862.64,73462.263.6+730
Part time2,93832.731.32,38531.330.0+553
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,42115.828.61,03713.625.5+384
Advanced diploma or diploma8649.610.46068.09.4+258
Certificate level2,69930.020.62,07527.320.1+624
No qualifications3,62740.436.43,48845.841.9+139
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,04633.929.3--------
$600 to $1,2493,79442.241.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,47116.418.5--------
$2,000 or more 4715.29.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2522.821.81922.518.7+60
Has broadband internet access at home7,14579.582.12,68235.252.4+4,463
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,61340.232.52,96739.031.9+646

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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