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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

6,456 people or 23.8% of Gladstone Regional Council area's resident workers 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
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)27,078100.0100.028,285100.0100.0-1,207
Males15,24956.352.016,51358.453.0-1,264
Females11,82443.748.011,77741.647.0+47
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,03414.915.64,86217.216.5-828
25 - 54 years18,43968.165.619,06767.466.4-628
55 - 64 years3,82414.114.83,74113.214.0+83
65 years and over7722.94.06102.23.1+162
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing3,68513.66.04,80817.08.4-1,123
Construction2,99011.09.03,89213.89.0-902
Retail trade2,5849.59.92,6789.510.7-94
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,79121.414.36,32922.414.9-538
Professionals3,67913.619.83,59512.718.9+84
Labourers3,50212.910.53,64212.910.6-140
Hours worked--------------
Full time17,74065.562.419,62969.463.9-1,889
Part time8,85832.735.87,89527.933.9+963
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,16715.425.13,57312.621.5+594
Advanced diploma or diploma2,2898.510.91,8476.59.3+442
Certificate level9,71735.926.49,22032.624.8+497
No qualifications10,11537.435.012,48344.140.6-2,368
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,74517.517.7--------
$500 -$1,74914,04651.963.8--------
$1,750 or more7,83428.917.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,17270.869.320,79673.567.4-1,624
Public Transport1,5585.87.07292.67.5+829
Bicycle1570.61.02500.91.1-93
Walked only7352.73.38102.93.7-75
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4,71317.425.84,11314.523.7+600
Speaks a language other than English at home1,8236.712.31,1984.29.6+625
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,1194.14.7--------

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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