Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils

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Resident workers - Key statistics - Health Care and Social Assistance

8,311 people or 55.2% of the FNQROC's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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 - Health Care and Social Assistance
FNQROC20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)15,068100.0100.013,184100.0100.0+1,884
Males3,22021.421.52,72220.621.1+498
Females11,84878.678.510,48179.578.9+1,367
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,1477.69.81,0568.010.3+91
25 - 54 years10,21467.868.29,32470.769.9+890
55 - 64 years3,07520.418.22,41518.317.0+660
65 years and over6324.23.83983.02.8+234
Top three occupations
Professionals5,72538.039.04,74736.038.4+978
Community and personal service workers5,07333.732.04,43933.731.4+634
Clerical and administrative workers2,08313.814.61,86514.215.0+218
Hours worked
Full time8,08953.751.97,32555.653.1+764
Part time6,81245.247.25,67743.145.5+1,135
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree5,74038.142.597024.537.3+4,770
Advanced diploma or diploma2,57117.116.060215.214.8+1,969
Certificate level3,38622.520.295424.119.2+2,432
No qualifications2,86719.018.81,20630.424.1+1,661
Individual Income
Less than $5001,67511.112.6--------
$500 -$1,74910,65970.769.4--------
$1,750 or more2,51116.716.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car11,49076.373.99,76674.171.5+1,724
Public Transport1410.94.51361.05.2+5
Bicycle1991.30.82001.50.8-1
Walked only6104.02.85934.53.6+17
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,33528.831.03,40925.928.1+926
Speaks a language other than English at home2,11014.015.61,35410.311.9+756
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166824.55.0--------

Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils

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