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Balonne Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

573 people or 26.7% of the Balonne Shire's 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Balonne Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,149100.0100.02,300100.0100.0-151
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years27112.615.627211.816.5-1
25 - 54 years1,30060.565.61,48564.666.4-185
55 - 64 years40018.614.839217.014.0+8
65 years and over1878.74.01506.53.1+37
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing75635.32.884536.82.7-89
Health care and social assistance23110.813.01998.711.9+32
Retail trade1929.09.92018.810.7-9
Top three occupations--------------
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,39665.062.41,60069.663.9-204
Part time70032.635.861226.633.9+88
Bachelor or higher degree33715.725.129612.921.5+41
Advanced diploma or diploma23611.010.91948.49.3+42
Certificate level49523.026.446820.324.8+27
No qualifications1,01147.035.01,23353.640.6-222
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50041619.417.7--------
$500 -$1,7491,45067.563.8--------
$1,750 or more23811.117.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport50.
Walked only1918.93.324410.63.7-53
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1697.925.81436.223.7+26
Speaks a language other than English at home663.112.3562.49.6+10
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016512.44.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.