Charters Towers Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Charters Towers Regional Council 51.6% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 48.2% 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 Charters Towers 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
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Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,960100.0100.04,268100.0100.0+692
Age structure
15 - 24 years76515.415.667915.915.6+86
25 - 54 years2,97359.964.42,58660.665.6+387
55 - 64 years87517.615.375117.614.8+124
65 years and over3416.94.72586.04.0+83
Top three industries
Education and training67813.78.960514.19.0+73
Health care and social assistance60712.315.453212.413.0+75
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers73014.713.758113.614.2+149
Hours worked
Full time3,28466.258.92,70563.462.3+579
Part time1,54131.139.31,45134.035.9+90
Bachelor or higher degree85817.329.368015.925.1+178
Advanced diploma or diploma3617.311.33027.110.9+59
Certificate level1,52030.626.51,19027.926.3+330
No qualifications2,08142.030.71,97046.235.0+111
Individual Income
Less than $50071814.513.2--00--
$500 -$1,9993,27766.168.3--00--
$2,000 or more89318.017.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1964.04.11212.86.9+75
Walked only3026.12.63057.13.3-3
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4709.527.73678.625.7+103
Speaks a language other than English at home1813.614.41393.312.3+42
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021721.54.4--00--

Charters Towers Regional Council

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