Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

4,703 people or 26.2% of the Lockyer Valley Regional Council'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
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Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)17,963100.0100.015,765100.0100.0+2,198
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,80315.615.52,58116.415.6+222
25 - 54 years11,13462.064.59,77662.065.6+1,358
55 - 64 years3,12917.415.32,61716.614.8+512
65 years and over8945.04.77935.04.0+101
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2,44013.62.62,17713.82.8+263
Health care and social assistance2,01211.215.41,5399.813.0+473
Education and training1,5518.68.81,4389.19.0+113
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,56814.313.72,36515.014.3+203
Hours worked
Full time10,57258.959.09,52760.462.4+1,045
Part time7,01639.139.25,87037.235.8+1,146
Bachelor or higher degree2,92316.329.42,19113.925.1+732
Advanced diploma or diploma1,7809.911.31,4479.210.9+333
Certificate level5,84932.626.54,66029.626.4+1,189
No qualifications6,96638.830.66,88943.735.0+77
Individual Income
Less than $5002,69315.013.1--------
$500 -$1,99913,25173.868.1--------
$2,000 or more1,78910.017.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1951.14.11771.17.0+18
Walked only3191.82.63992.53.3-80
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,19317.827.82,41815.325.8+775
Speaks a language other than English at home1,6719.314.41,1257.112.3+546
Arrived between 2016 and August 20219975.64.4--------

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

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