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Balonne Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Balonne Shire 55.0% of the local workers are males and 45.0% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Balonne Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Balonne Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,094100.0100.02,156100.0100.0-62
Males1,15155.052.81,19755.553.6-46
Females94345.047.295944.546.4-16
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years23911.416.428913.417.6-50
25 - 54 years1,34164.066.51,46567.967.5-124
55 - 64 years37117.714.129713.812.7+74
65 years and over1436.83.01054.92.2+38
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing79537.52.779736.43.4-2
Health care and social assistance2059.711.91747.910.3+31
Retail trade1878.810.623610.811.6-49
Top three occupations--------------
Managers59228.312.159927.812.6-7
Labourers29414.010.538217.711.7-88
Professionals23911.419.222710.517.6+12
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,46670.064.51,48769.065.6-21
Part time58127.734.161928.732.6-38
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree29914.321.823210.818.5+67
Advanced diploma or diploma2029.69.41758.18.3+27
Certificate level41820.024.842119.522.9-3
No qualifications1,15555.240.41,20756.045.8-52
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59971033.928.2--------
$600 -$124988042.042.1--------
$1250 or more43620.828.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,23859.167.81,27259.067.0-34
Public Transport90.47.530.16.6+6
Bicycle170.81.1170.81.10
Walked only22810.93.723010.74.0-2
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1386.623.61165.420.3+22
Speaks a language other than English at home482.39.5361.77.1+12
Arrived between 2006 and 2011432.15.7--------

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

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