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Local workers - Key statistics

In Mitchell Shire 49.3% of the local workers are males and 50.6% 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 Mitchell 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 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. Mitchell Shire currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that Mitchell Shire subscribe to the FULL version of

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Mitchell Shire2016
NameNumber%Victoria %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)10,866100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years1,94717.913.9
25 - 54 years6,46659.567.3
55 - 64 years1,87917.314.6
65 years and over5725.34.2
Top three industries------
Public administration and safety1,63114.45.0
Health care and social assistance1,30911.611.9
Education and training1,21110.78.3
Top three occupations------
Community and personal service workers1,71115.710.6
Hours worked------
Full time6,03955.661.0
Part time4,57042.137.0
Bachelor or higher degree2,08919.233.3
Advanced diploma or diploma1,28511.811.5
Certificate level2,94427.120.8
No qualifications4,19538.631.6
Individual Income------
Less than $5002,57723.718.7
$500 -$1,7496,88563.462.0
$1,750 or more1,17810.817.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport1281.212.4
Walked only5905.43.2
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas1,38812.830.8
Speaks a language other than English at home8177.525.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162041.96.1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.