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Gympie Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Gympie Regional Council 49.0% of the local workers are males and 51.0% 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
Gympie Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)14,133100.0100.013,852100.0100.0+281
Males6,92449.052.87,26952.553.6-345
Females7,20951.047.26,58347.546.4+626
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,99514.116.42,09215.117.6-97
25 - 54 years8,86862.766.59,17366.267.5-305
55 - 64 years2,61318.514.12,12315.312.7+490
65 years and over6574.63.04643.42.2+193
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,85713.010.61,86413.311.6-7
Health care and social assistance1,75012.311.91,3479.610.3+403
Manufacturing1,70612.08.41,82113.09.8-115
Top three occupations--------------
Managers2,17915.412.12,27716.412.6-98
Professionals2,04014.419.21,79212.917.6+248
Labourers2,01914.310.52,24716.211.7-228
Hours worked--------------
Full time8,07957.264.58,49761.365.6-418
Part time5,84041.334.15,11636.932.6+724
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,97714.021.81,63011.818.5+347
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2248.79.41,0057.38.3+219
Certificate level3,88527.524.83,44324.922.9+442
No qualifications6,83948.440.47,13351.545.8-294
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5995,75240.728.2--------
$600 -$12495,92441.942.1--------
$1250 or more2,24615.928.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car9,86469.867.89,45068.267.0+414
Public Transport630.47.5520.46.6+11
Bicycle630.41.1940.71.1-31
Walked only6064.33.76534.74.0-47
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,69512.023.61,50210.820.3+193
Speaks a language other than English at home3882.79.52631.97.1+125
Arrived between 2006 and 20112421.75.7--------

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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