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Resident workers - Key statistics

8,421 people or 24.8% of the Bundaberg Regional Council'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
Bundaberg Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)33,973100.0100.034,012100.0100.0-39
Males17,43751.352.017,90852.753.0-471
Females16,53048.748.016,10747.447.0+423
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,23715.415.65,32415.716.5-87
25 - 54 years20,80261.265.621,68563.866.4-883
55 - 64 years6,29818.514.85,74116.914.0+557
65 years and over1,6334.84.01,2553.73.1+378
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,53415.612.44,96814.311.6+566
Retail trade3,88411.09.54,35512.510.4-471
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,3299.42.73,2099.22.7+120
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers5,14315.110.55,22215.410.6-79
Professionals5,10315.019.84,86914.318.9+234
Technicians and trades workers4,79014.114.35,01214.714.9-222
Hours worked--------------
Full time20,00958.962.420,55860.463.9-549
Part time13,23739.035.812,58037.033.9+657
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,50116.225.14,70413.821.5+797
Advanced diploma or diploma2,9208.610.92,4817.39.3+439
Certificate level10,47330.826.49,64828.424.8+825
No qualifications14,04741.335.015,81846.540.6-1,771
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5007,30721.517.7--------
$500 -$1,74922,46266.163.8--------
$1,750 or more3,60310.617.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car25,88876.269.324,82773.067.4+1,061
Public Transport4151.27.04851.47.5-70
Bicycle2350.71.03541.01.1-119
Walked only9722.93.31,0683.13.7-96
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,52413.325.84,31712.723.7+207
Speaks a language other than English at home1,8955.612.31,3944.19.6+501
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20169042.74.7--------

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

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