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Resident workers - Key statistics - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

517 people or 32.8% of Gladstone Regional Council area's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,577100.0100.02,050100.0100.0-473
Males1,03065.353.11,35766.254.0-327
Females54234.446.969433.946.0-152
Age structure
15 - 24 years1117.010.425312.311.7-142
25 - 54 years1,23178.172.21,51073.772.3-279
55 - 64 years19912.613.025312.312.7-54
65 years and over271.74.4341.73.3-7
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers50031.711.555827.211.4-58
Professionals34621.951.250624.749.5-160
Clerical and administrative workers27417.421.238218.623.9-108
Hours worked
Full time1,22277.570.51,67481.771.8-452
Part time33621.328.935217.227.4-16
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree36323.052.347623.249.0-113
Advanced diploma or diploma1549.811.81627.911.3-8
Certificate level61438.913.867232.812.9-58
No qualifications39024.720.166932.624.1-279
Individual Income
Less than $5001539.711.7--------
$500 -$1,74956035.556.8--------
$1,750 or more84553.630.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car73046.352.61,35065.953.3-620
Public Transport47430.117.126412.918.2+210
Bicycle80.51.8100.51.7-2
Walked only161.03.5381.93.8-22
Other Characteristics
Born overseas37223.628.943221.128.1-60
Speaks a language other than English at home17711.213.71437.011.3+34
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016885.64.8--------

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