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South Gippsland Shire

Local workers - Key statistics

In South Gippsland Shire 51.8% of the local workers are males and 48.2% 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 South Gippsland 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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
South Gippsland Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)10,097100.0100.09,624100.0100.0+473
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,43514.214.71,32413.816.1+111
25 - 54 years5,89758.468.06,00262.473.8-105
55 - 64 years2,04620.314.11,74018.113.3+306
65 years and over7197.13.25585.82.5+161
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,96719.52.22,21523.02.8-248
Retail trade1,10010.911.01,02210.611.7+78
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,31813.113.71,17012.214.4+148
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,79057.363.25,67258.968.6+118
Part time4,14541.135.33,75639.035.3+389
Bachelor or higher degree1,62516.129.11,33213.827.5+293
Advanced diploma or diploma8298.210.56907.29.9+139
Certificate level2,79327.720.62,39024.820.7+403
No qualifications4,75547.136.14,76249.542.5-7
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$12494,06740.341.5--------
$1250 or more1,79917.828.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport580.69.3310.38.8+27
Walked only7327.23.37277.63.9+5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,0029.927.99569.925.1+46
Speaks a language other than English at home3303.321.52782.918.4+52
Arrived between 2006 and 20111011.06.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.