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Murweh Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

462 people or 20.3% of the Murweh Shire'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
Murweh Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers2,272100.0100.02,293100.0100.0-21
Males1,19152.453.01,21152.853.9-20
Females1,08147.647.01,08247.246.1-1
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years33414.716.533814.718.1-4
25 - 54 years1,46764.666.41,56168.167.1-94
55 - 64 years37016.314.029612.912.5+74
65 years and over1014.43.1984.32.2+3
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing37516.52.743418.93.4-59
Health care and social assistance29913.211.928612.510.2+13
Retail trade23510.310.725110.911.6-16
Top three occupations--------------
Managers43719.212.046520.3---28
Labourers43018.910.647820.8---48
Technicians and trades workers28412.514.924410.6--+40
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger1,45163.967.51,42862.366.6+23
Public transport70.37.4100.46.5-3
Bicycle00.00.400.00.30
Walked only2008.83.71918.34.0+9
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,58669.863.91,57568.764.7+11
Part time53423.530.053023.129.1+4
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree30013.221.529713.018.0+3
Advanced diploma or diploma1627.19.31376.08.1+25
Certificate level51622.724.844119.222.8+75
No qualifications1,18452.140.61,29556.546.2-111
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59973532.428.3--------
$600 to $1,2491,03745.641.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 31113.719.2--------
$2,000 or more 1235.48.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1205.39.6441.97.3+76
Has broadband internet access at home1,62271.480.899943.650.6+623
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)73532.434.276033.133.5-25

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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