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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

18,829 people or 27.7% of Redland City'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
Redland City20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers67,994100.0100.061,761100.0100.0+6,233
Males35,50152.253.033,04153.553.9+2,460
Females32,49347.847.028,72046.546.1+3,773
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11,49116.916.511,40918.518.1+82
25 - 54 years43,69764.366.440,86666.267.1+2,831
55 - 64 years10,78515.914.08,33913.512.5+2,446
65 years and over2,0213.03.11,1471.92.2+874
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance7,94811.711.96,1449.910.2+1,804
Retail trade7,73111.410.77,72812.511.6+3
Construction7,51311.09.06,52610.69.0+987
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers11,75917.314.710,60717.2--+1,152
Technicians and trades workers11,12416.414.910,39616.8--+728
Professionals11,04016.218.99,05114.7--+1,989
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger47,98370.667.543,06269.766.6+4,921
Public transport4,6486.87.43,8346.26.5+814
Bicycle1670.20.41110.20.3+56
Walked only1,1181.63.71,1871.94.0-69
Hours worked--------------
Full time43,06063.363.939,29963.664.7+3,761
Part time20,97630.830.018,70130.329.1+2,275
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,59417.121.58,48913.718.0+3,105
Advanced diploma or diploma7,23510.69.35,7369.38.1+1,499
Certificate level18,60627.424.815,67825.422.8+2,928
No qualifications27,90841.040.628,69846.546.2-790
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59918,71227.528.3--------
$600 to $1,24928,83342.441.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 13,50119.919.2--------
$2,000 or more 5,7788.58.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3,7535.59.62,8784.77.3+875
Has broadband internet access at home57,95985.280.836,28658.850.6+21,673
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)24,82736.534.222,25436.033.5+2,573

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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