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Maranoa Regional Council

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

1,415 people or 21.0% of the Maranoa 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
Maranoa Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers6,741100.0100.06,532100.0100.0+209
Males3,68854.753.03,60455.253.9+84
Females3,05345.347.02,92844.846.1+125
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,01615.116.51,07716.518.1-61
25 - 54 years4,32464.166.44,23464.867.1+90
55 - 64 years97214.414.088313.512.5+89
65 years and over4296.43.13385.22.2+91
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,28319.02.71,48722.83.4-204
Health care and social assistance69110.311.95949.110.2+97
Retail trade6049.010.766010.111.6-56
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,56923.312.01,64325.2---74
Technicians and trades workers95114.114.975711.6--+194
Labourers85912.710.61,02815.7---169
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger4,18662.167.53,80658.366.6+380
Public transport240.47.4470.76.5-23
Bicycle00.00.400.00.30
Walked only5588.33.75558.54.0+3
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,83571.763.94,59570.364.7+240
Part time1,45621.630.01,52123.329.1-65
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree88013.121.571711.018.0+163
Advanced diploma or diploma5357.99.34086.28.1+127
Certificate level1,64324.424.81,28819.722.8+355
No qualifications3,40050.440.63,79958.246.2-399
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,03930.228.3--------
$600 to $1,2492,81441.741.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,24218.419.2--------
$2,000 or more 4606.88.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2433.69.6661.07.3+177
Has broadband internet access at home4,74070.380.82,26034.650.6+2,480
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,31934.434.22,26234.633.5+57

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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