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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 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
Macedon Ranges Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)21,735100.0100.020,656100.0100.0+1,079
Males11,37452.352.610,97453.153.4+400
Females10,36147.747.49,68446.946.6+677
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,67712.313.92,80713.614.9-130
25 - 54 years13,76563.367.313,31164.467.8+454
55 - 64 years4,00818.414.73,64917.714.0+359
65 years and over1,2895.94.28884.33.2+401
Top three industries--------------
Construction2,41911.18.32,26711.08.3+152
Health care and social assistance2,39211.012.52,12910.311.6+263
Education and training2,17810.08.61,9379.48.0+241
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,82722.223.34,33021.022.3+497
Technicians and trades workers3,48616.013.13,54117.113.9-55
Managers3,18514.713.52,89314.013.2+292
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,69458.461.112,21159.162.6+483
Part time8,68239.937.08,03038.935.2+652
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,18828.533.34,94623.928.6+1,242
Advanced diploma or diploma2,61512.011.52,30811.210.4+307
Certificate level5,68026.120.95,19725.220.6+483
No qualifications6,59230.331.57,45736.136.4-865
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--------------
Car14,60467.265.914,00967.866.0+595
Public Transport1,6697.712.41,4066.811.0+263
Bicycle440.21.2460.21.2-2
Walked only4852.23.25032.43.3-18
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,00113.830.82,99414.528.0+7
Speaks a language other than English at home9924.625.38143.921.8+178
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162481.16.1--------

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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