Bundaberg Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Bundaberg Regional Council 48.0% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.9% 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 Bundaberg Regional Council 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
Bundaberg Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)35,888100.0100.031,345100.0100.0+4,543
Age structure
15 - 24 years5,83416.315.65,02016.015.6+814
25 - 54 years21,21659.164.419,02860.765.6+2,188
55 - 64 years6,76418.815.35,76518.414.8+999
65 years and over2,0645.84.71,5344.94.0+530
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,28720.315.45,38217.213.0+1,905
Retail trade3,95711.09.33,88012.49.9+77
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,82410.72.63,21510.32.8+609
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers5,16314.412.43,83112.211.4+1,332
Hours worked
Full time20,72257.758.918,24158.262.3+2,481
Part time14,37940.139.312,43439.735.9+1,945
Bachelor or higher degree6,91819.329.35,39617.225.1+1,522
Advanced diploma or diploma3,2499.111.32,7398.710.9+510
Certificate level11,25031.326.59,20629.426.3+2,044
No qualifications13,49937.630.713,04741.635.0+452
Individual Income
Less than $5005,45315.213.2--00--
$500 -$1,99926,52573.968.3--00--
$2,000 or more3,4439.617.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2320.64.11850.66.9+47
Walked only8882.52.68842.83.3+4
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,66715.827.74,27213.625.7+1,395
Speaks a language other than English at home2,8007.814.41,8125.812.3+988
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,4394.04.4--00--

Bundaberg Regional Council

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