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Resident workers - Key statistics

12 people or 6.6% of the Cook Shire's resident workers (Construction) 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Cook Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)183100.0100.0158100.0100.0+25
Males16288.586.613786.785.6+25
Females2111.513.42415.214.4-3
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2714.814.12012.716.1+7
25 - 54 years11361.769.611371.569.30
55 - 64 years3217.513.53019.012.4+2
65 years and over116.02.942.52.2+7
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6837.247.26541.147.0+3
Machinery operators and drivers5329.08.64528.59.7+8
Labourers3016.416.02616.515.4+4
Hours worked--------------
Full time12668.978.211673.476.8+10
Part time4424.020.64327.221.2+1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree31.67.700.06.7+3
Advanced diploma or diploma94.96.631.95.2+6
Certificate level10758.552.48553.849.1+22
No qualifications5831.730.86440.535.7-6
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500189.88.9--------
$500 -$1,74914076.569.5--------
$1,750 or more179.319.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13071.079.010969.076.5+21
Public Transport00.02.700.02.90
Bicycle00.00.400.00.40
Walked only105.51.031.91.2+7
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2010.921.2159.521.0+5
Speaks a language other than English at home105.56.831.95.9+7
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.03.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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