Balonne Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

554 people or 26.4% of Balonne Shire's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Balonne Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)2,102100.0100.02,149100.0100.0-47
Age structure
15 - 24 years31014.715.527112.615.6+39
25 - 54 years1,20157.164.51,30060.565.6-99
55 - 64 years39818.915.340018.614.8-2
65 years and over1899.04.71878.74.0+2
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing72634.62.675635.32.8-30
Health care and social assistance23811.315.423110.813.0+7
Education and training1848.88.81858.69.0-1
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time1,41467.359.01,39665.062.4+18
Part time60828.939.270032.635.8-92
Bachelor or higher degree36417.329.433715.725.1+27
Advanced diploma or diploma1909.011.323611.010.9-46
Certificate level54926.126.549523.026.4+54
No qualifications95345.330.61,01147.035.0-58
Individual Income
Less than $50030114.313.1--------
$500 -$1,9991,49871.368.1--------
$2,000 or more25412.117.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport30.
Walked only1718.12.61918.93.3-20
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1808.627.81697.925.8+11
Speaks a language other than English at home934.414.4663.112.3+27
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021522.54.4--------

Balonne Shire

economic profile