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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region 48.9% of the local workers are males and 51.1% 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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)83,820100.0100.082,081100.0100.0+1,739
Males40,99548.952.842,52551.853.6-1,530
Females42,82551.147.239,55648.246.4+3,269
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12,30414.716.413,12816.017.6-824
25 - 54 years52,96663.266.554,01465.867.5-1,048
55 - 64 years15,02017.914.112,47815.212.7+2,542
65 years and over3,5304.23.02,4613.02.2+1,069
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance12,85115.211.99,85511.910.3+2,996
Retail trade11,31913.410.611,30813.611.6+11
Education and training7,8589.37.97,1308.67.7+728
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals12,78315.319.210,96213.417.6+1,821
Managers11,80414.112.112,50315.212.6-699
Labourers11,39213.610.512,76915.611.7-1,377
Hours worked--------------
Full time49,93959.664.550,93962.165.6-1,000
Part time32,71439.034.129,61636.132.6+3,098
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,27814.621.89,91012.118.5+2,368
Advanced diploma or diploma7,2328.69.45,7327.08.3+1,500
Certificate level23,24527.724.820,70725.222.9+2,538
No qualifications40,00247.740.441,83951.045.8-1,837
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59931,18637.228.2--------
$600 -$124936,90644.042.1--------
$1250 or more14,42017.228.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car60,14971.867.856,67969.167.0+3,470
Public Transport6560.87.55960.76.6+60
Bicycle8901.11.11,1881.41.1-298
Walked only3,4634.13.73,9234.84.0-460
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas10,50412.523.68,96410.920.3+1,540
Speaks a language other than English at home2,7563.39.51,8862.37.1+870
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,8162.25.7--------

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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