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Resident workers - Key statistics - Administrative and Support Services

785 people or 25.3% of Cairns's resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) 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 - Administrative and Support Services
Cairns20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)3,098100.0100.02,550100.0100.0+548
Males1,47747.745.81,25549.247.5+222
Females1,62752.554.21,29350.752.5+334
Age structure
15 - 24 years2768.911.92389.313.7+38
25 - 54 years2,18170.467.71,85172.668.9+330
55 - 64 years52717.016.138915.314.3+138
65 years and over1254.04.4742.93.0+51
Top three occupations
Labourers1,18838.341.093836.838.2+250
Community and personal service workers52516.99.538215.08.7+143
Clerical and administrative workers38912.616.031712.415.3+72
Hours worked
Full time1,73756.151.31,45657.154.6+281
Part time1,29941.947.51,05441.343.8+245
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree43314.016.9----14.7--
Advanced diploma or diploma35211.411.4----9.9--
Certificate level86527.925.1----22.5--
No qualifications1,33143.043.4----48.2--
Individual Income
Less than $50066721.525.6--------
$500 -$1,7492,20971.364.9--------
$1,750 or more1765.78.2--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car2,27973.667.91,79170.266.2+488
Public Transport963.18.8983.810.2-2
Bicycle662.10.9431.70.8+23
Walked only943.03.1893.53.4+5
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,16437.633.583932.929.7+325
Speaks a language other than English at home67121.717.440615.912.4+265
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162447.99.0--------

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