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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

3,392 people or 19.5% of the Gympie Regional Council'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
Gympie Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers17,356100.0100.015,775100.0100.0+1,581
Males9,25953.353.08,61554.653.9+644
Females8,09746.747.07,16045.446.1+937
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,45814.216.52,39615.218.1+62
25 - 54 years11,00463.466.410,48066.467.1+524
55 - 64 years3,10917.914.02,38315.112.5+726
65 years and over7854.53.15163.32.2+269
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade2,08412.010.71,95512.411.6+129
Manufacturing2,00211.58.41,97612.59.9+26
Health care and social assistance1,92611.111.91,4309.110.2+496
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers2,71315.610.62,77817.6---65
Technicians and trades workers2,67715.414.92,41215.3--+265
Managers2,40213.812.02,37315.0--+29
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger11,92568.767.510,58567.166.6+1,340
Public transport1640.97.41110.76.5+53
Bicycle00.00.400.00.30
Walked only7094.13.77024.54.0+7
Hours worked--------------
Full time9,97257.563.99,54460.564.7+428
Part time6,14535.430.05,19933.029.1+946
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,00411.521.51,58410.018.0+420
Advanced diploma or diploma1,3888.09.31,0616.78.1+327
Certificate level5,18029.824.84,13326.222.8+1,047
No qualifications8,06146.440.68,18051.946.2-119
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,88439.728.3--------
$600 to $1,2497,12441.041.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,28813.219.2--------
$2,000 or more 6523.88.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English4322.59.63011.97.3+131
Has broadband internet access at home12,77973.680.83,88624.650.6+8,893
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6,06434.934.25,55535.233.5+509

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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