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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

7,225 people or 22.4% of Fraser Coast 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers32,233100.0100.029,962100.0100.0+2,271
Males16,47851.153.316,04053.554.5+438
Females15,75548.946.713,92246.545.5+1,833
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,66314.516.14,82416.117.6-161
25 - 54 years20,86264.765.420,15067.366.8+712
55 - 64 years5,66817.614.94,32414.413.0+1,344
65 years and over1,0403.23.66642.22.6+376
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,20916.211.43,85612.99.7+1,353
Retail trade4,07812.711.33,95913.212.1+119
Education and training2,8508.87.72,4288.17.4+422
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,04415.616.34,93016.516.5+114
Professionals4,89815.215.63,91913.114.1+979
Clerical and administrative workers4,35813.513.24,12013.713.1+238
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger23,05271.570.620,84569.668.6+2,207
Public transport3261.02.43111.02.0+15
Bicycle00.00.100.00.00
Walked only1,1243.54.31,1733.94.9-49
Hours worked--------------
Full time18,53657.563.017,93559.964.0+601
Part time11,38035.330.69,92133.129.6+1,459
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,37513.616.43,27310.913.8+1,102
Advanced diploma or diploma2,8508.88.92,2257.47.6+625
Certificate level9,95430.927.68,35227.924.9+1,602
No qualifications13,59242.243.014,47348.348.5-881
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59911,48735.630.7--------
$600 to $1,24914,05043.641.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,65614.417.6--------
$2,000 or more 1,3394.27.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English9933.16.57392.55.0+254
Has broadband internet access at home25,27378.478.112,64942.244.7+12,624
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)11,48635.634.610,55935.233.9+927

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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