Cassowary Coast

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Cassowary Coast 51.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 48.3% 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 the Cassowary Coast 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
Cassowary Coast20212016change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)11,516100.0100.011,514100.0100.0+2
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,47212.815.61,67114.515.6-199
25 - 54 years6,56357.064.46,67958.065.6-116
55 - 64 years2,47221.515.32,37620.614.8+96
65 years and over1,0108.84.77816.84.0+229
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,41821.02.62,51421.92.8-96
Health care and social assistance1,36711.915.41,15310.013.0+214
Retail trade1,0599.29.31,0729.39.9-13
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time6,83859.458.96,93660.262.3-98
Part time4,35837.839.34,27637.135.9+82
Bachelor or higher degree1,85316.129.31,61714.025.1+236
Advanced diploma or diploma1,0499.111.39548.310.9+95
Certificate level3,46430.126.53,35029.126.3+114
No qualifications4,70840.930.75,11644.435.0-408
Individual Income
Less than $5001,81915.813.2--00--
$500 -$1,9998,46973.568.3--00--
$2,000 or more9918.617.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3703.24.14113.66.9-41
Walked only5344.62.65965.23.3-62
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,20019.127.72,08118.125.7+119
Speaks a language other than English at home1,43812.514.41,28011.112.3+158
Arrived between 2016 and August 20215735.04.4--00--

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