Fraser Coast Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

10,876 people or 29.0% of 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)37,531100.0100.032,269100.0100.0+5,262
Age structure
15 - 24 years5,36814.315.54,51014.015.6+858
25 - 54 years22,19159.164.520,00962.065.6+2,182
55 - 64 years7,82520.815.36,27519.414.8+1,550
65 years and over2,1445.74.71,4784.64.0+666
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,99821.315.45,74117.813.0+2,257
Retail trade4,16611.19.33,95412.39.9+212
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers6,32616.912.34,79114.811.3+1,535
Technicians and trades workers5,36714.313.74,73614.714.3+631
Hours worked
Full time20,38254.359.017,99055.862.4+2,392
Part time16,32843.539.213,60642.235.8+2,722
Bachelor or higher degree6,82018.229.45,15616.025.1+1,664
Advanced diploma or diploma4,05610.811.33,34510.410.9+711
Certificate level13,05634.826.510,73833.326.4+2,318
No qualifications12,65033.730.611,99737.235.0+653
Individual Income
Less than $5005,91515.813.1--------
$500 -$1,99927,18772.468.1--------
$2,000 or more3,93710.517.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2520.74.13561.17.0-104
Walked only9522.52.69903.13.3-38
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,89715.727.84,64014.425.8+1,257
Speaks a language other than English at home1,8504.914.41,2493.912.3+601
Arrived between 2016 and August 20217241.94.4--------

Fraser Coast Regional Council

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