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City of Ipswich

Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Ipswich 50.3% of the local workers are males and 49.7% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Ipswich vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Ipswich20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)62,312100.0100.0--------
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10,64917.115.6--------
25 - 54 years41,25766.265.6--------
55 - 64 years8,53013.714.8--------
65 years and over1,8683.04.0--------
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,95713.825.0--------
Health care and social assistance8,95713.825.0--------
Retail trade7,03910.89.5--------
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers8,54013.711.4--------
Technicians and trades workers8,26913.314.2--------
Hours worked--------------
Full time38,44761.762.3--------
Part time22,72436.535.9--------
Bachelor or higher degree13,46521.625.1--------
Advanced diploma or diploma6,72810.810.9--------
Certificate level17,18827.626.3--------
No qualifications23,28837.435.0--------
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50011,03917.717.7--------
$500 -$1,74942,34568.064.0--------
$1,750 or more8,01212.916.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1,1171.86.9--------
Walked only1,0491.73.3--------
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas15,08024.225.7--------
Speaks a language other than English at home7,80812.512.3--------
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,2403.64.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.