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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

17,025 people or 22.8% of the City of Ipswich'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
City of Ipswich20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers74,807100.0100.062,176100.0100.0+12,631
Males40,44554.153.034,39455.353.9+6,051
Females34,36245.947.027,78244.746.1+6,580
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years13,63918.216.512,24919.718.1+1,390
25 - 54 years51,09968.366.442,30768.067.1+8,792
55 - 64 years8,72711.714.06,77110.912.5+1,956
65 years and over1,3421.83.18481.42.2+494
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing10,73714.48.410,98517.79.9-248
Health care and social assistance9,09012.211.97,00811.310.2+2,082
Retail trade8,03610.710.76,95011.211.6+1,086
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers12,10016.214.910,78717.3--+1,313
Clerical and administrative workers11,69315.614.79,50115.3--+2,192
Professionals10,19913.618.97,35711.8--+2,842
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger54,09072.367.543,92170.666.6+10,169
Public transport5,4907.37.44,4187.16.5+1,072
Bicycle4180.60.42560.40.3+162
Walked only1,3651.83.71,2542.04.0+111
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,90466.763.941,57966.964.7+8,325
Part time20,05826.830.016,58626.729.1+3,472
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10,34013.821.56,78910.918.0+3,551
Advanced diploma or diploma6,6858.99.34,4907.28.1+2,195
Certificate level20,76727.824.815,79225.422.8+4,975
No qualifications34,07645.640.631,93851.446.2+2,138
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59919,37125.928.3--------
$600 to $1,24936,61448.941.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 14,13818.919.2--------
$2,000 or more 3,3544.58.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English6,8239.19.63,8156.17.3+3,008
Has broadband internet access at home59,79879.980.831,05750.050.6+28,741
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)28,38837.934.222,96436.933.5+5,424

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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