Macedon Ranges Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

8,803 people or 40.5% of the Macedon Ranges Shire's resident workers 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 benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Macedon Ranges Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)21,735100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,67712.313.9
25 - 54 years13,76563.367.3
55 - 64 years4,00818.414.7
65 years and over1,2895.94.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,39211.012.5
Education and training2,17810.08.6
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,48616.013.1
Hours worked
Full time12,69458.461.1
Part time8,68239.937.0
Bachelor or higher degree6,18828.533.3
Advanced diploma or diploma2,61512.011.5
Certificate level5,68026.120.9
No qualifications6,59230.331.5
Individual Income
Less than $5004,14819.118.7
$500 -$1,74912,63358.161.9
$1,750 or more4,56721.017.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,6697.712.4
Walked only4852.23.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,00113.830.8
Speaks a language other than English at home9924.625.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162481.16.1

Macedon Ranges Shire

economic profile