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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Fraser Coast Regional Council 47.3% of the local workers are males and 52.7% 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 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)26,896100.0100.025,906100.0100.0+990
Males12,73247.352.813,14650.753.6-414
Females14,16452.747.212,76049.346.4+1,404
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,88914.516.44,14316.017.6-254
25 - 54 years17,38764.666.517,48667.567.5-99
55 - 64 years4,78417.814.13,73814.412.7+1,046
65 years and over8363.13.05392.12.2+297
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,78517.611.93,59713.810.3+1,188
Retail trade3,73413.810.63,71814.211.6+16
Education and training2,6889.97.92,3519.07.7+337
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals4,51116.819.23,73314.417.6+778
Clerical and administrative workers4,08815.214.93,90715.115.2+181
Community and personal service workers3,79514.110.03,12612.19.1+669
Hours worked--------------
Full time15,62958.164.515,76960.965.6-140
Part time10,91940.634.19,64737.232.6+1,272
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,11415.321.83,14412.118.5+970
Advanced diploma or diploma2,5599.59.42,0567.98.3+503
Certificate level7,98529.724.87,00827.122.9+977
No qualifications11,85744.140.412,41047.945.8-553
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5999,59935.728.2--------
$600 -$124912,20445.442.1--------
$1250 or more4,69917.528.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,73973.467.818,21170.367.0+1,528
Public Transport1510.67.51910.76.6-40
Bicycle4141.51.14961.91.1-82
Walked only9363.53.71,0524.14.0-116
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,89614.523.63,29112.720.3+605
Speaks a language other than English at home8533.29.56402.57.1+213
Arrived between 2006 and 20116382.45.7--------

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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