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Golden Plains Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Golden Plains Shire 53.9% of the local workers are males and 46.3% 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 Golden Plains 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

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Golden Plains Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,324100.0100.02,966100.0100.0+358
Males1,79053.952.61,64655.553.4+144
Females1,53946.347.41,32444.646.6+215
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years40412.213.938412.914.9+20
25 - 54 years2,03061.167.31,79660.667.8+234
55 - 64 years57617.314.654918.514.0+27
65 years and over3189.64.22388.03.2+80
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing74621.52.172923.92.2+17
Construction35110.18.031210.28.1+39
Education and training2757.98.32317.67.8+44
Top three occupations--------------
Managers77023.213.575525.513.2+15
Labourers52315.79.043314.69.0+90
Technicians and trades workers46614.013.144815.113.8+18
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,79654.061.01,67756.561.3+119
Part time1,44743.537.01,22141.234.3+226
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree65819.833.348916.528.6+169
Advanced diploma or diploma36110.911.52598.710.4+102
Certificate level1,00130.120.878726.520.6+214
No qualifications1,19135.831.61,30444.036.4-113
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50090827.318.7--------
$500 -$1,7492,04061.462.0--------
$1,750 or more3059.217.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,06562.165.91,73358.466.1+332
Public Transport90.312.490.310.90
Bicycle100.31.2150.51.2-5
Walked only1484.53.21334.53.3+15
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas37811.430.830010.128.0+78
Speaks a language other than English at home1655.025.31123.821.8+53
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016581.76.1--------

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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