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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 56.4% of the local workers are males and 43.6% 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,412100.0100.011,645100.0100.0+767
Males7,00456.453.26,53156.153.6+473
Females5,40843.646.85,11443.946.4+294
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,99216.014.42,08317.915.4-91
25 - 54 years7,83863.167.87,60165.369.2+237
55 - 64 years2,01616.214.51,60513.812.9+411
65 years and over5664.63.43563.12.6+210
Top three industries--------------
Construction1,55212.47.21,37111.67.1+181
Public administration and safety1,54712.46.01,0458.95.9+502
Retail trade1,42611.410.41,43912.211.2-13
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,12717.113.22,07717.813.5+50
Professionals2,00716.223.01,78315.321.7+224
Managers1,98316.013.51,67914.414.0+304
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,09665.264.67,48964.365.5+607
Part time4,17433.634.03,94033.832.6+234
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,60421.028.21,91916.524.4+685
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1219.010.69197.99.8+202
Certificate level3,34627.022.32,92925.221.9+417
No qualifications5,16741.634.65,29145.438.3-124
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5993,37327.227.7--------
$600 -$12495,13441.439.8--------
$1250 or more3,78430.531.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,96372.262.98,17970.262.4+784
Public Transport1010.813.81080.912.4-7
Bicycle810.70.8690.60.7+12
Walked only5704.64.16235.34.5-53
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,21117.829.91,86816.027.6+343
Speaks a language other than English at home1,24710.022.41,0258.819.5+222
Arrived between 2006 and 20113963.25.3--------

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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