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Southern Grampians Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,157 people or 29.8% of Southern Grampians Shire's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Southern Grampians Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)7,245100.0100.07,726100.0100.0-481
Males3,78552.252.64,14553.753.4-360
Females3,45847.747.43,58246.446.6-124
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years92712.813.91,10714.314.9-180
25 - 54 years4,10356.667.34,56959.167.8-466
55 - 64 years1,59622.014.71,52719.814.0+69
65 years and over6278.74.25136.63.2+114
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,46020.12.21,44618.72.3+14
Health care and social assistance1,11515.412.51,10314.311.6+12
Retail trade7109.810.278310.110.8-73
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,61122.213.51,72722.413.2-116
Professionals1,13315.623.31,19715.522.3-64
Technicians and trades workers1,00513.913.11,11314.413.9-108
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,13057.061.14,52958.662.6-399
Part time2,97541.137.03,01339.035.2-38
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,37819.033.31,29116.728.6+87
Advanced diploma or diploma77910.811.56908.910.4+89
Certificate level2,20430.420.92,10027.220.6+104
No qualifications2,62536.231.53,29242.636.4-667
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,65922.918.7--------
$500 -$1,7494,74265.561.9--------
$1,750 or more7079.817.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car4,80466.365.95,04965.466.0-245
Public Transport370.512.4320.411.0+5
Bicycle270.41.2540.71.2-27
Walked only4756.63.25156.73.3-40
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5567.730.85737.428.0-17
Speaks a language other than English at home2002.825.31592.121.8+41
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161001.46.1--------

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

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