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Golden Plains Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Golden Plains Shire 54.7% of the local workers are males and 45.3% 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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Golden Plains Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,769100.0100.02,340100.0100.0+429
Males1,51654.753.21,33256.953.6+184
Females1,25345.346.81,00843.146.4+245
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years34012.314.727811.916.1+62
25 - 54 years1,69761.368.01,45562.273.8+242
55 - 64 years51318.514.145819.613.3+55
65 years and over2197.93.21496.42.5+70
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing69125.02.273931.62.8-48
Construction27910.18.22329.97.4+47
Education and training2338.48.21978.47.9+36
Top three occupations--------------
Managers72826.313.471130.414.6+17
Technicians and trades workers40614.713.731413.414.4+92
Labourers40414.68.935815.310.0+46
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,57156.763.21,37458.768.6+197
Part time1,15641.735.390538.735.3+251
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree47917.329.134914.927.5+130
Advanced diploma or diploma2468.910.52018.69.9+45
Certificate level74626.920.654523.320.7+201
No qualifications1,26945.836.11,11947.842.5+150
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5991,18842.929.0--------
$600 -$12491,09039.441.5--------
$1250 or more44416.028.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,63158.966.41,25053.470.4+381
Public Transport30.19.330.18.80
Bicycle160.61.2150.61.3+1
Walked only1214.43.31235.33.9-2
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas28410.327.92249.625.1+60
Speaks a language other than English at home1114.021.5672.918.4+44
Arrived between 2006 and 2011501.86.0--------

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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