Gympie Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Gympie Regional Council 48.5% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 51.5% are female.

The local workers is 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 Gympie Regional Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)18,003100.0100.015,700100.0100.0+2,303
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,72615.115.62,20414.015.6+522
25 - 54 years10,42257.964.49,44760.265.6+975
55 - 64 years3,65920.315.33,09519.714.8+564
65 years and over1,1956.64.79556.14.0+240
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,61014.515.41,98312.613.0+627
Retail trade2,04911.49.31,91912.29.9+130
Education and training1,7419.78.91,60210.29.0+139
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,44013.613.72,10213.414.2+338
Hours worked
Full time9,61253.458.98,64955.162.3+963
Part time7,96144.239.36,71642.835.9+1,245
Bachelor or higher degree3,19917.829.32,44215.625.1+757
Advanced diploma or diploma1,79610.011.31,61610.310.9+180
Certificate level6,00133.326.54,87531.126.3+1,126
No qualifications6,52736.330.76,29140.135.0+236
Individual Income
Less than $5003,33518.513.2--00--
$500 -$1,99912,74870.868.3--00--
$2,000 or more1,6579.217.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport550.34.1860.56.9-31
Walked only5222.92.65413.43.3-19
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,39213.327.71,90512.125.7+487
Speaks a language other than English at home6623.714.45383.412.3+124
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212711.54.4--00--

Gympie Regional Council

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