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Resident workers - Key statistics - Wholesale Trade

264 people or 15.5% of Cairns's resident workers (Wholesale Trade) 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - Wholesale Trade
Cairns20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,706100.0100.02,209100.0100.0-503
Males1,19269.967.81,54369.967.0-351
Females51330.132.266430.133.0-151
Age structure
15 - 24 years1539.010.722310.111.6-70
25 - 54 years1,16368.270.01,54169.870.5-378
55 - 64 years32218.915.537116.814.6-49
65 years and over633.73.8693.13.2-6
Top three occupations
Sales workers42324.819.252823.920.0-105
Machinery operators and drivers32018.815.540118.215.4-81
Managers29317.219.039818.019.1-105
Hours worked
Full time1,35279.279.61,75879.678.5-406
Part time34420.219.742219.120.2-78
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1378.015.0----11.2--
Advanced diploma or diploma1277.49.2----7.8--
Certificate level55532.528.5----25.1--
No qualifications83849.145.1----52.4--
Individual Income
Less than $5001428.38.8--------
$500 -$1,7491,38281.071.5--------
$1,750 or more1629.518.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car1,43984.381.61,77880.579.3-339
Public Transport50.32.5120.52.7-7
Bicycle201.20.7492.20.8-29
Walked only241.41.5321.41.8-8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas34820.426.550022.624.6-152
Speaks a language other than English at home1317.711.31818.28.9-50
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016482.84.4--------

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