Livingstone Shire Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,111 people or 29.0% of 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Livingstone Shire Council area20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)17,627100.0100.015,425100.0100.0+2,202
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,60614.815.52,25314.615.6+353
25 - 54 years10,45459.364.59,59362.265.6+861
55 - 64 years3,50419.915.32,90718.814.8+597
65 years and over1,0536.04.76734.44.0+380
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,33713.215.41,75911.413.0+578
Education and training1,91910.98.81,67410.99.0+245
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers3,16317.913.72,80218.214.3+361
Community and personal service workers2,17912.412.31,75211.411.3+427
Hours worked
Full time10,67060.559.09,52261.762.4+1,148
Part time6,60037.439.25,60236.335.8+998
Bachelor or higher degree3,44819.629.42,70917.625.1+739
Advanced diploma or diploma1,6639.411.31,3388.710.9+325
Certificate level5,93133.626.54,96532.226.4+966
No qualifications6,15234.930.65,98538.835.0+167
Individual Income
Less than $5002,51914.313.1--------
$500 -$1,99911,16063.368.1--------
$2,000 or more3,72921.217.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3151.84.14012.67.0-86
Walked only3482.02.64232.73.3-75
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,08911.927.81,80211.725.8+287
Speaks a language other than English at home5293.014.44142.712.3+115
Arrived between 2016 and August 20212371.34.4--------

Livingstone Shire

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