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Rural City of Wangaratta

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,084 people or 32.4% of the Rural City of Wangaratta'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
Rural City of Wangaratta20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,621100.0100.012,579100.0100.0+42
Males6,46051.252.66,57252.253.4-112
Females6,16348.847.46,00347.746.6+160
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,69613.413.91,79314.314.9-97
25 - 54 years7,51459.567.37,81962.267.8-305
55 - 64 years2,57420.414.72,31418.414.0+260
65 years and over8416.74.26555.23.2+186
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,10616.712.51,97515.711.6+131
Retail trade1,32310.510.21,44611.510.8-123
Manufacturing1,28610.27.81,64513.110.7-359
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals2,25017.823.32,11516.822.3+135
Managers1,90815.113.51,92215.313.2-14
Technicians and trades workers1,77014.013.11,79514.313.9-25
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,16356.861.17,36358.562.6-200
Part time5,20741.337.04,91039.035.2+297
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,56020.333.32,17717.328.6+383
Advanced diploma or diploma1,52412.111.51,2319.810.4+293
Certificate level3,72529.520.93,48727.720.6+238
No qualifications4,42735.131.55,13540.836.4-708
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,74821.818.7--------
$500 -$1,7498,41566.761.9--------
$1,750 or more1,2469.917.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car9,09072.065.98,80170.066.0+289
Public Transport710.612.4970.811.0-26
Bicycle1451.11.22171.71.2-72
Walked only5714.53.25764.63.3-5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas9687.730.89487.528.0+20
Speaks a language other than English at home5814.625.35504.421.8+31
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016860.76.1--------

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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