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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

189 people or 24.1% of Gladstone Regional Council area's resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) 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)785100.0100.0728100.0100.0+57
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10813.85.99613.27.7+12
25 - 54 years50764.675.047465.174.9+33
55 - 64 years15019.116.914419.815.7+6
65 years and over182.
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers29537.627.730742.228.2-12
Machinery operators and drivers12415.816.29613.213.3+28
Hours worked--------------
Full time68086.684.962085.284.0+60
Part time9912.614.510814.814.9-9
Bachelor or higher degree10713.622.88411.521.7+23
Advanced diploma or diploma8210.412.7648.810.9+18
Certificate level34043.336.631543.334.8+25
No qualifications23129.426.124433.529.9-13
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500232.93.0--------
$500 -$1,74937347.553.2--------
$1,750 or more38348.842.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport486.17.700.09.4+48
Walked only30.41.7111.51.7-8
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas11714.920.57910.920.3+38
Speaks a language other than English at home364.67.6152.16.6+21
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016263.32.2--------

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