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Resident workers - Key statistics

4,793 people or 26.0% of Mitchell 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
Mitchell Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)18,409100.0100.015,961100.0100.0+2,448
Males10,05254.652.68,82755.353.4+1,225
Females8,35945.447.47,13544.746.6+1,224
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,72914.813.92,45215.414.9+277
25 - 54 years11,86264.467.310,56366.267.8+1,299
55 - 64 years3,04316.514.72,42415.214.0+619
65 years and over7614.14.25203.33.2+241
Top three industries--------------
Construction2,29712.58.31,85811.68.3+439
Health care and social assistance1,89010.312.51,5679.811.6+323
Public administration and safety1,84310.05.31,72710.85.3+116
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,21717.513.12,78717.513.9+430
Clerical and administrative workers2,49613.613.32,24314.114.4+253
Professionals2,31112.623.32,04612.822.3+265
Hours worked--------------
Full time11,42962.161.110,14063.562.6+1,289
Part time6,55835.637.05,44134.135.2+1,117
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,67814.533.32,06412.928.6+614
Advanced diploma or diploma2,11511.511.51,3908.710.4+725
Certificate level5,85031.820.94,68729.420.6+1,163
No qualifications7,11838.731.57,11044.536.4+8
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,41618.618.7--------
$500 -$1,74912,28866.861.9--------
$1,750 or more2,30412.517.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13,46873.265.911,43671.666.0+2,032
Public Transport9365.112.48045.011.0+132
Bicycle480.31.2550.31.2-7
Walked only5082.83.25423.43.3-34
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,27912.430.81,83311.528.0+446
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2596.825.38535.321.8+406
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162391.36.1--------

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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