South Gippsland Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

3,292 people or 27.0% of South Gippsland 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
South Gippsland Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)12,186100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,46612.013.9
25 - 54 years7,02257.667.3
55 - 64 years2,63421.614.7
65 years and over1,0628.74.2
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,08217.12.2
Health care and social assistance1,39211.412.5
Retail trade1,1589.510.2
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,83915.113.1
Hours worked
Full time6,65154.661.1
Part time5,23543.037.0
Bachelor or higher degree2,04716.833.3
Advanced diploma or diploma1,24510.211.5
Certificate level3,82931.420.9
No qualifications4,61237.831.5
Individual Income
Less than $5003,04725.018.7
$500 -$1,7497,52561.861.9
$1,750 or more1,33010.917.6
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport960.812.4
Walked only6675.53.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,27410.530.8
Speaks a language other than English at home3933.225.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161251.06.1

South Gippsland Shire

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