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City of Ipswich

Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Ipswich 51.2% of the local workers are males and 48.8% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Ipswich vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Ipswich20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)50,899100.0100.045,192100.0100.0+5,707
Males26,04851.252.824,09453.353.6+1,954
Females24,85148.847.221,09846.746.4+3,753
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years9,06417.816.48,44618.717.6+618
25 - 54 years34,11667.066.530,60167.767.5+3,515
55 - 64 years6,62213.014.15,43312.012.7+1,189
65 years and over1,0972.23.07121.62.2+385
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing8,45616.68.59,45520.99.9-999
Health care and social assistance7,00213.812.15,68412.610.4+1,318
Retail trade5,93211.710.85,29711.711.8+635
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,91717.519.27,27116.117.6+1,646
Technicians and trades workers7,58314.915.07,56016.715.3+23
Labourers6,60013.010.57,12715.811.7-527
Hours worked--------------
Full time33,03964.964.529,97066.365.6+3,069
Part time17,18533.834.114,39231.832.6+2,793
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,55318.821.87,27316.118.5+2,280
Advanced diploma or diploma4,5739.09.43,5327.88.3+1,041
Certificate level13,41026.324.810,98124.322.9+2,429
No qualifications22,83644.940.421,45347.545.8+1,383
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59914,10227.728.2--------
$600 -$124923,42246.042.1--------
$1250 or more12,79825.128.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car39,06976.867.833,86574.967.0+5,204
Public Transport1,1032.27.51,1702.66.6-67
Bicycle1900.41.12070.51.1-17
Walked only1,1452.23.71,0872.44.0+58
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas10,81521.223.68,42218.620.3+2,393
Speaks a language other than English at home4,7039.29.52,9766.67.1+1,727
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,2264.45.7--------

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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