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Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

23,640 people or 28.0% of the City of Ipswich'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Ipswich20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)84,281100.0100.074,810100.0100.0+9,471
Males44,51052.852.040,45654.153.0+4,054
Females39,77347.248.034,35645.947.0+5,417
Age structure
15 - 24 years14,06616.715.613,64118.216.5+425
25 - 54 years57,72568.565.651,10668.366.4+6,619
55 - 64 years10,44312.414.88,72311.714.0+1,720
65 years and over2,0482.44.01,3471.83.1+701
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance11,09313.213.09,08012.111.9+2,013
Retail trade8,84310.59.98,03610.710.7+807
Manufacturing8,42510.06.010,74214.48.4-2,317
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers12,70415.114.312,09916.214.9+605
Clerical and administrative workers12,28814.613.611,70715.614.7+581
Professionals12,25314.519.810,19913.618.9+2,054
Hours worked
Full time54,82665.162.449,91566.763.9+4,911
Part time27,91933.135.823,07330.833.9+4,846
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree14,31617.025.110,34613.821.5+3,970
Advanced diploma or diploma9,32411.110.96,6748.99.3+2,650
Certificate level25,62630.426.420,77327.824.8+4,853
No qualifications32,83939.035.034,07945.640.6-1,240
Individual Income
Less than $50013,01215.417.7--------
$500 -$1,74960,04471.263.8--------
$1,750 or more9,90311.817.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car62,85874.669.354,06572.367.4+8,793
Public Transport5,7556.87.05,5687.47.5+187
Bicycle2720.31.02310.31.1+41
Walked only1,1541.43.31,3721.83.7-218
Other Characteristics
Born overseas20,83124.725.816,64522.223.7+4,186
Speaks a language other than English at home10,04111.912.36,8249.19.6+3,217
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163,2583.94.7--------

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