Balonne Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Balonne Shire 52.4% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 47.6% are female.

The local workers is 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 Balonne Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Balonne Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,143100.0100.02,108100.0100.0+35
Age structure
15 - 24 years31914.915.626112.415.6+58
25 - 54 years1,21656.764.41,27060.265.6-54
55 - 64 years40819.015.339818.914.8+10
65 years and over2049.54.71888.94.0+16
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing73834.32.672434.42.8+14
Health care and social assistance26512.315.425512.113.0+10
Education and training1858.68.91808.69.0+5
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time1,45968.158.91,39065.962.3+69
Part time62329.139.366831.735.9-45
Bachelor or higher degree40018.729.334516.425.1+55
Advanced diploma or diploma21410.011.323010.910.9-16
Certificate level54125.226.548423.026.3+57
No qualifications92843.330.796245.635.0-34
Individual Income
Less than $50030714.313.2--00--
$500 -$1,9991,51470.668.3--00--
$2,000 or more28013.117.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport60.
Walked only1929.02.61939.23.3-1
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2019.427.71778.425.7+24
Speaks a language other than English at home1105.114.4713.412.3+39
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021753.54.4--00--

Balonne Shire

economic profile