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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - Mining

In Gladstone Regional Council area 84.6% of the local workers are males and 14.4% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Gladstone Regional Council area vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Gladstone Regional Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - Mining
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)859100.0100.0759100.0100.0+100
Males72784.684.062682.582.9+101
Females12414.416.013718.117.1-13
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years374.35.59312.39.7-56
25 - 54 years71583.281.159878.878.3+117
55 - 64 years9210.711.8648.410.8+28
65 years and over60.71.681.11.2-2
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers33639.127.522930.223.7+107
Machinery operators and drivers13015.136.121728.636.9-87
Professionals12114.114.17610.015.4+45
Hours worked--------------
Full time76388.886.169892.085.7+65
Part time849.812.6658.611.3+19
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree17720.619.210213.418.7+75
Advanced diploma or diploma9711.36.9425.56.0+55
Certificate level37944.141.530940.736.2+70
No qualifications18521.530.328437.436.2-99
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50080.91.7--------
$500 -$1,74920724.130.9--------
$1,750 or more62672.965.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car30235.256.158677.255.7-284
Public Transport26230.515.4455.915.6+217
Bicycle00.01.140.51.0-4
Walked only111.32.091.22.6+2
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas23827.718.613517.818.2+103
Speaks a language other than English at home12814.97.0425.55.8+86
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016576.63.2--------

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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