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Gladstone Regional Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - Education and Training

In Gladstone Regional Council area 17.7% of the local workers are males and 82.0% 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 - Education and Training
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,164100.0100.01,780100.0100.0+384
Males38317.727.136420.428.5+19
Females1,77582.072.91,41479.471.5+361
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1828.48.31367.67.6+46
25 - 54 years1,61774.769.81,36276.572.3+255
55 - 64 years30714.218.124313.717.3+64
65 years and over542.53.8392.22.8+15
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals1,19055.055.41,01256.958.2+178
Community and personal service workers47221.818.630116.915.6+171
Clerical and administrative workers1717.910.11649.210.5+7
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,02847.553.087849.352.2+150
Part time1,11951.746.289150.146.3+228
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,16053.657.993952.856.8+221
Advanced diploma or diploma2069.510.61689.410.5+38
Certificate level35816.514.124413.712.6+114
No qualifications39518.315.738521.617.8+10
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50041119.016.1--------
$500 -$1,7491,48868.866.2--------
$1,750 or more23911.016.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,79683.075.91,43080.375.7+366
Public Transport80.45.650.34.9+3
Bicycle80.41.3171.01.4-9
Walked only763.53.6864.84.2-10
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas33015.221.822212.520.5+108
Speaks a language other than English at home1004.69.7583.37.9+42
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016723.33.2--------

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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