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Golden Plains Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

3,060 people or 30.0% of Golden Plains Shire's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Golden Plains Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)10,195100.0100.08,976100.0100.0+1,219
Males5,49053.852.64,94655.153.4+544
Females4,70246.147.44,03745.046.6+665
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,28012.613.91,12012.514.9+160
25 - 54 years6,66065.367.36,03667.267.8+624
55 - 64 years1,76517.314.71,50416.814.0+261
65 years and over4914.84.23183.53.2+173
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,39513.111.91,12812.311.3+267
Construction1,18011.18.09009.88.1+280
Retail trade9999.49.894810.410.6+51
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,86418.313.11,62318.113.9+241
Professionals1,56615.423.31,34515.022.3+221
Managers1,42113.913.51,26114.013.2+160
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,98258.761.15,45560.862.6+527
Part time3,98039.037.03,33537.235.2+645
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,88118.533.31,41715.828.6+464
Advanced diploma or diploma1,17911.611.58679.710.4+312
Certificate level3,37533.120.92,70530.120.6+670
No qualifications3,40733.431.53,62440.436.4-217
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,20721.618.7--------
$500 -$1,7496,47663.561.9--------
$1,750 or more1,28912.617.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7,68475.465.96,59973.566.0+1,085
Public Transport1771.712.41651.811.0+12
Bicycle90.11.2170.21.2-8
Walked only1701.73.21531.73.3+17
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas9679.530.896710.828.00
Speaks a language other than English at home2782.725.32562.921.8+22
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016610.66.1--------

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

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