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Resident workers - Key statistics

34,499 people or 26.1% of Logan City's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Logan City20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)131,953100.0100.0127,307100.0100.0+4,646
Males70,64653.552.068,77354.053.0+1,873
Females61,30946.548.058,53546.047.0+2,774
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years21,38116.215.622,06217.316.5-681
25 - 54 years87,40566.265.684,93966.766.4+2,466
55 - 64 years19,00714.414.817,51313.814.0+1,494
65 years and over4,1543.14.02,7902.23.1+1,364
Top three industries--------------
Construction15,78412.09.014,37511.39.0+1,409
Health care and social assistance15,17811.513.013,47510.611.9+1,703
Retail trade13,86410.59.914,61011.510.7-746
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers21,52816.314.321,61917.014.9-91
Clerical and administrative workers19,72715.013.620,92716.414.7-1,200
Professionals17,41813.219.815,87712.518.9+1,541
Hours worked--------------
Full time85,15164.562.483,14165.363.9+2,010
Part time43,95433.335.840,76032.033.9+3,194
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree20,56315.625.116,28112.821.5+4,282
Advanced diploma or diploma13,93610.610.910,6658.49.3+3,271
Certificate level40,01530.326.435,08027.624.8+4,935
No qualifications53,61240.635.059,81647.040.6-6,204
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50021,19816.117.7--------
$500 -$1,74994,30271.563.8--------
$1,750 or more14,15410.717.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car99,51475.469.392,93073.067.4+6,584
Public Transport7,7785.97.09,0467.17.5-1,268
Bicycle3130.21.04150.31.1-102
Walked only1,4551.13.31,7401.43.7-285
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas42,92232.525.838,61830.323.7+4,304
Speaks a language other than English at home20,29415.412.314,88711.79.6+5,407
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,6144.34.7--------

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

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