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Murweh Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Murweh Shire 50.3% of the local workers are males and 49.7% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Murweh Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local 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

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Murweh Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,127100.0100.02,177100.0100.0-50
Males1,07050.352.81,11451.253.6-44
Females1,05749.747.21,06348.846.4-6
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years29914.116.432715.017.6-28
25 - 54 years1,37364.666.51,47867.967.5-105
55 - 64 years35616.714.127912.812.7+77
65 years and over994.73.0934.32.2+6
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing35416.42.739918.13.4-45
Health care and social assistance31114.411.930213.710.3+9
Retail trade23210.710.625711.711.6-25
Top three occupations--------------
Managers45221.312.146721.512.6-15
Labourers38117.910.541118.911.7-30
Professionals29113.719.231314.417.6-22
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,50770.964.51,51169.465.6-4
Part time57827.234.160627.832.6-28
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree31214.721.830013.818.5+12
Advanced diploma or diploma1718.09.41496.88.3+22
Certificate level48022.624.842619.622.9+54
No qualifications1,13953.540.41,19354.845.8-54
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59968132.028.2--------
$600 -$124999246.642.1--------
$1250 or more40118.928.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,36164.067.81,34361.767.0+18
Public Transport30.17.5120.66.6-9
Bicycle251.21.1321.51.1-7
Walked only2049.63.71878.64.0+17
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas22010.323.61617.420.3+59
Speaks a language other than English at home1155.49.5512.37.1+64
Arrived between 2006 and 2011934.45.7--------

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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