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Balonne Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

498 people or 21.6% of the Balonne Shire's local 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Balonne Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers2,301100.0100.02,349100.0100.0-48
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years26911.716.532914.018.1-60
25 - 54 years1,48964.766.41,59067.767.1-101
55 - 64 years39217.014.032013.612.5+72
65 years and over1516.63.11104.72.2+41
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing84536.72.784736.13.4-2
Retail trade2018.710.724110.311.6-40
Health care and social assistance1998.611.91797.610.2+20
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers25911.37.32119.0--+48
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger1,37859.967.51,40960.066.6-31
Public transport70.37.460.36.5+1
Walked only24210.53.724010.24.0+2
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,60369.763.91,59667.964.7+7
Part time54523.730.057524.529.1-30
Bachelor or higher degree29913.021.524210.318.0+57
Advanced diploma or diploma1998.69.31677.18.1+32
Certificate level47020.424.843818.622.8+32
No qualifications1,23253.540.61,35557.746.2-123
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59978734.228.3--------
$600 to $1,24996642.041.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 33614.619.2--------
$2,000 or more 1175.18.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English572.59.6351.57.3+22
Has broadband internet access at home1,59069.180.884636.050.6+744
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)79734.634.282735.233.5-30

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