Southern Grampians Shire

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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 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
Southern Grampians Shire2016
Namenumber%. % Victoria
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)7,245100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years92712.813.9
25 - 54 years4,10356.667.3
55 - 64 years1,59622.014.7
65 years and over6278.74.2
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,46020.12.2
Health care and social assistance1,11515.412.5
Retail trade7109.810.2
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,00513.913.1
Hours worked
Full time4,13057.061.1
Part time2,97541.137.0
Bachelor or higher degree1,37819.033.3
Advanced diploma or diploma77910.811.5
Certificate level2,20430.420.9
No qualifications2,62536.231.5
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
Public Transport370.512.4
Walked only4756.63.2
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5567.730.8
Speaks a language other than English at home2002.825.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161001.46.1

Southern Grampians Shire

economic profile