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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,034 people or 49.8% of Gladstone Regional Council area's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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)2,077100.0100.01,805100.0100.0+272
Males27913.421.519610.921.1+83
Females1,80386.878.51,61289.378.9+191
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years25012.09.819310.710.3+57
25 - 54 years1,45069.868.21,30472.269.9+146
55 - 64 years33516.118.227715.317.0+58
65 years and over452.23.8392.22.8+6
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers87242.032.073840.931.4+134
Professionals66632.139.056131.138.4+105
Clerical and administrative workers28113.514.626714.815.0+14
Hours worked--------------
Full time97246.851.983546.353.1+137
Part time1,08852.447.294052.145.5+148
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree69533.542.548326.837.3+212
Advanced diploma or diploma33916.316.028015.514.8+59
Certificate level50924.520.241823.219.2+91
No qualifications47122.718.853429.624.1-63
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50036717.712.6--------
$500 -$1,7491,44269.469.4--------
$1,750 or more23911.516.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,60577.373.91,35074.871.5+255
Public Transport00.04.5130.75.2-13
Bicycle60.30.8110.60.8-5
Walked only623.02.8754.23.6-13
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas52325.231.037120.628.1+152
Speaks a language other than English at home24912.015.61448.011.9+105
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161487.15.0--------

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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