Livingstone Shire

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Livingstone Shire Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

4,047 people or 26.2% of the Livingstone Shire Council area'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
Livingstone Shire Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)15,425100.0100.014,733100.0100.0+692
Males7,94851.552.07,87653.553.0+72
Females7,47948.548.06,85146.547.0+628
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,25314.615.62,24415.216.5+9
25 - 54 years9,59362.265.69,47864.366.4+115
55 - 64 years2,90718.814.82,51217.114.0+395
65 years and over6734.44.04933.33.1+180
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,75911.413.01,50810.211.9+251
Education and training1,67410.99.01,4309.77.9+244
Construction1,4949.79.01,57710.79.0-83
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,80218.214.32,63217.914.9+170
Professionals2,38715.519.82,28515.518.9+102
Clerical and administrative workers1,93912.613.61,91013.014.7+29
Hours worked
Full time9,52261.762.49,39263.763.9+130
Part time5,60236.335.84,97633.833.9+626
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree2,70917.625.12,30815.721.5+401
Advanced diploma or diploma1,3388.710.91,1527.89.3+186
Certificate level4,96532.226.44,19928.524.8+766
No qualifications5,98538.835.06,55644.540.6-571
Individual Income
Less than $5002,98719.417.7--------
$500 -$1,7499,10759.063.8--------
$1,750 or more3,06719.917.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car11,26273.069.310,57571.867.4+687
Public Transport4012.67.03532.47.5+48
Bicycle410.31.0550.41.1-14
Walked only4232.73.34553.13.7-32
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,80211.725.81,80212.223.7--
Speaks a language other than English at home4142.712.33722.59.6+42
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162451.64.7--------

Livingstone Shire

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