Northern Grampians Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,194 people or 24.6% of Northern Grampians 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
Northern Grampians Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,858100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years64913.413.9
25 - 54 years2,76256.967.3
55 - 64 years1,05421.714.7
65 years and over3938.14.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance77515.912.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing63913.12.2
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers68814.210.6
Hours worked
Full time2,79757.661.1
Part time1,94540.037.0
Bachelor or higher degree70414.533.3
Advanced diploma or diploma49010.111.5
Certificate level1,42929.420.9
No qualifications2,03141.831.5
Individual Income
Less than $5001,17824.218.7
$500 -$1,7493,17865.461.9
$1,750 or more4008.217.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport230.512.4
Walked only2855.93.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4058.330.8
Speaks a language other than English at home2204.525.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161012.16.1

Northern Grampians Shire

economic profile