Charters Towers Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,072 people or 22.5% of Charters Towers 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
Charters Towers Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)4,756100.0100.04,580100.0100.0+176
Age structure
15 - 24 years73015.315.569415.215.6+36
25 - 54 years2,78758.664.52,78260.765.6+5
55 - 64 years89518.815.382618.014.8+69
65 years and over3487.34.72816.14.0+67
Top three industries
Education and training65413.88.862113.59.0+33
Health care and social assistance59012.415.453411.613.0+56
Agriculture, forestry and fishing58812.42.656412.32.8+24
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers68314.413.764914.214.3+34
Hours worked
Full time3,06564.459.02,91363.662.4+152
Part time1,54032.439.21,54933.835.8-9
Bachelor or higher degree74015.629.463713.925.1+103
Advanced diploma or diploma3327.011.33186.910.9+14
Certificate level1,45830.726.51,29228.226.4+166
No qualifications2,09244.030.62,18847.835.0-96
Individual Income
Less than $50075315.813.1--------
$500 -$1,9993,19067.168.1--------
$2,000 or more74615.717.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1823.84.11493.37.0+33
Walked only2976.22.63267.13.3-29
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3798.027.83427.525.8+37
Speaks a language other than English at home1723.614.41162.512.3+56
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021591.24.4--------

Charters Towers Regional Council

economic profile