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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

8,501 people or 26.3% of the Fraser Coast 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Fraser Coast Regional Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)32,269100.0100.032,234100.0100.0+35
Males16,08149.852.016,49251.253.0-411
Females16,19050.248.015,74848.947.0+442
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,51014.015.64,66114.516.5-151
25 - 54 years20,00962.065.620,86564.766.4-856
55 - 64 years6,27519.414.85,66317.614.0+612
65 years and over1,4784.64.01,0513.33.1+427
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,74117.813.05,21116.211.9+530
Retail trade3,95412.39.94,07512.610.7-121
Education and training3,1209.79.02,8508.87.9+270
Top three occupations
Professionals5,16416.019.84,89415.218.9+270
Community and personal service workers4,79114.811.34,22413.110.0+567
Technicians and trades workers4,73614.714.35,03915.614.9-303
Hours worked
Full time17,99055.862.418,54057.563.9-550
Part time13,60642.235.812,88040.033.9+726
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree5,15616.025.14,36913.621.5+787
Advanced diploma or diploma3,34510.410.92,8508.89.3+495
Certificate level10,73833.326.49,96430.924.8+774
No qualifications11,99737.235.013,59342.240.6-1,596
Individual Income
Less than $5007,18722.317.7--------
$500 -$1,74921,26065.963.8--------
$1,750 or more3,31910.317.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car23,71173.569.323,03071.467.4+681
Public Transport3561.17.03401.17.5+16
Bicycle3691.11.04621.41.1-93
Walked only9903.13.31,1203.53.7-130
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,64014.425.84,62814.423.7+12
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2493.912.39943.19.6+255
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164901.54.7--------

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