Mitchell Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,793 people or 26.0% of Mitchell 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
Mitchell Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)18,409100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,72914.813.9
25 - 54 years11,86264.467.3
55 - 64 years3,04316.514.7
65 years and over7614.14.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,89010.312.5
Public administration and safety1,84310.05.3
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,21717.513.1
Clerical and administrative workers2,49613.613.3
Hours worked
Full time11,42962.161.1
Part time6,55835.637.0
Bachelor or higher degree2,67814.533.3
Advanced diploma or diploma2,11511.511.5
Certificate level5,85031.820.9
No qualifications7,11838.731.5
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
Public Transport9365.112.4
Walked only5082.83.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,27912.430.8
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2596.825.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162391.36.1

Mitchell Shire

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