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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - Construction

In Gladstone Regional Council area 84.5% of the local workers are males and 15.6% 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 - Construction
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,667100.0100.03,726100.0100.0-1,059
Males2,25484.586.53,11083.585.6-856
Females41615.613.561116.414.4-195
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2519.414.363317.016.1-382
25 - 54 years2,00175.069.42,57069.069.3-569
55 - 64 years37013.913.546612.512.4-96
65 years and over511.92.9571.52.2-6
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,12542.247.21,57642.347.1-451
Labourers50619.016.057615.515.3-70
Machinery operators and drivers38114.38.658315.69.8-202
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,17381.578.03,18685.575.6-1,013
Part time46017.220.746212.420.8-2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1475.57.72165.86.7-69
Advanced diploma or diploma1485.56.51564.25.2-8
Certificate level1,48655.752.41,80548.449.1-319
No qualifications80330.130.91,39937.535.7-596
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001746.59.0--------
$500 -$1,7491,28048.070.3--------
$1,750 or more1,16543.719.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,66062.279.72,83876.276.6-1,178
Public Transport46817.52.11965.32.7+272
Bicycle60.20.4210.60.4-15
Walked only301.10.9160.41.2+14
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas48018.021.051713.920.8-37
Speaks a language other than English at home1726.46.81403.85.8+32
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016973.63.0--------

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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