Northern Grampians Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In Northern Grampians Shire 51.7% of the local workers are males and 48.3% 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 Northern Grampians 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.

Data source

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. Northern Grampians 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 Northern Grampians Shire subscribe to the FULL version of
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Northern Grampians Shire2016
Namenumber%. Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,750100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years67614.213.9
25 - 54 years2,68556.567.3
55 - 64 years1,01221.314.6
65 years and over3838.14.2
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance81217.112.5
Agriculture, forestry and fishing62413.12.2
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers66814.110.6
Hours worked
Full time2,69256.761.0
Part time1,95441.137.0
Bachelor or higher degree69614.733.3
Advanced diploma or diploma49410.411.5
Certificate level1,35328.520.8
No qualifications2,01342.431.6
Individual Income
Less than $5001,19425.118.7
$500 -$1,7493,07664.862.0
$1,750 or more3898.217.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport280.612.4
Walked only2936.23.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4289.030.8
Speaks a language other than English at home2435.125.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161232.66.1

Northern Grampians Shire

economic profile