Gympie Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,037 people or 24.8% of Gympie Regional Council's resident workers (All industries) 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Gympie Regional Council20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)20,351100.0100.017,503100.0100.0+2,848
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,96414.615.52,42213.815.6+542
25 - 54 years11,82958.164.510,57360.465.6+1,256
55 - 64 years4,18220.515.33,47719.914.8+705
65 years and over1,3786.84.71,0315.94.0+347
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,75813.615.42,01911.513.0+739
Retail trade2,19310.89.31,98311.39.9+210
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,11515.313.72,76315.814.3+352
Community and personal service workers2,63412.912.32,00911.511.3+625
Hours worked
Full time10,78553.059.09,75855.862.4+1,027
Part time9,05144.539.27,38342.235.8+1,668
Bachelor or higher degree3,04515.029.42,29413.125.1+751
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9929.811.31,74510.010.9+247
Certificate level7,32936.026.55,82833.326.4+1,501
No qualifications7,40336.430.67,08940.535.0+314
Individual Income
Less than $5003,66518.013.1--------
$500 -$1,99914,45071.068.1--------
$2,000 or more1,9399.517.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1510.74.12031.27.0-52
Walked only5542.72.65873.43.3-33
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,53512.527.81,99011.425.8+545
Speaks a language other than English at home6573.214.45052.912.3+152
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212401.24.4--------

Gympie Regional Council

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