Banana Shire

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Banana Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Banana Shire 60.8% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 39.3% 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 Banana 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

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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Banana Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,369100.0100.08,151100.0100.0+218
Males5,08560.850.74,94160.651.8+144
Females3,28939.349.33,21639.548.2+73
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,06712.715.61,02012.515.6+47
25 - 54 years5,10961.064.45,23464.265.6-125
55 - 64 years1,55818.615.31,35316.614.8+205
65 years and over6457.74.75456.74.0+100
Top three industries
Mining1,87722.42.21,67120.52.3+206
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,35116.12.61,40017.22.8-49
Health care and social assistance5887.015.44956.113.0+93
Top three occupations
Machinery operators and drivers1,61719.36.81,37516.96.9+242
Technicians and trades workers1,55318.613.71,48318.214.2+70
Managers1,43717.212.41,52118.712.1-84
Hours worked
Full time5,84669.958.95,79871.162.3+48
Part time2,29327.439.32,15826.535.9+135
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,14013.629.31,03212.725.1+108
Advanced diploma or diploma5867.011.35546.810.9+32
Certificate level2,89134.526.52,54931.326.3+342
No qualifications3,53842.330.73,73345.835.0-195
Individual Income
Less than $5001,05612.613.2--00--
$500 -$1,9994,81457.568.3--00--
$2,000 or more2,32227.717.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car5,40564.664.95,12662.969.6+279
Public Transport1101.34.11862.36.9-76
Bicycle380.50.7580.71.0-20
Walked only4195.02.64665.73.3-47
Other Characteristics
Born overseas92211.027.794811.625.7-26
Speaks a language other than English at home4515.414.44845.912.3-33
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212212.64.4--00--

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