Bundaberg Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

10,519 people or 27.1% of Bundaberg Regional Council'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
Bundaberg Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)38,815100.0100.033,973100.0100.0+4,842
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,02715.515.55,23715.415.6+790
25 - 54 years23,05459.464.520,80261.265.6+2,252
55 - 64 years7,46219.215.36,29818.514.8+1,164
65 years and over2,2615.84.71,6334.84.0+628
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,50119.315.45,53416.313.0+1,967
Retail trade3,97010.29.33,88411.49.9+86
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,86710.02.63,3299.82.8+538
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers5,44014.012.33,97711.711.3+1,463
Hours worked
Full time22,55658.159.020,00958.962.4+2,547
Part time15,40039.739.213,23739.035.8+2,163
Bachelor or higher degree7,06518.229.45,50116.225.1+1,564
Advanced diploma or diploma3,4548.911.32,9208.610.9+534
Certificate level12,70632.726.510,47330.826.4+2,233
No qualifications14,55037.530.614,04741.335.0+503
Individual Income
Less than $5005,79114.913.1--------
$500 -$1,99928,21972.768.1--------
$2,000 or more4,28611.017.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3610.94.14151.27.0-54
Walked only9272.42.69722.93.3-45
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,84815.127.84,52413.325.8+1,324
Speaks a language other than English at home2,8277.314.41,8955.612.3+932
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,3913.64.4--------

Bundaberg Regional Council

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