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Maranoa Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,646 people or 25.9% of Maranoa Regional Council'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
Maranoa Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)6,352100.0100.06,731100.0100.0-379
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years90514.215.61,01515.116.5-110
25 - 54 years3,98162.765.64,29363.866.4-312
55 - 64 years99415.614.898614.614.0+8
65 years and over4817.64.04256.33.1+56
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,24219.52.81,27919.02.7-37
Health care and social assistance69110.813.069410.311.9-3
Public administration and safety5648.96.65007.46.7+64
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers84113.214.395214.114.9-111
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,50270.962.44,81171.563.9-309
Part time1,72527.235.81,70825.433.9+17
Bachelor or higher degree1,00515.825.189213.321.5+113
Advanced diploma or diploma64110.110.95368.09.3+105
Certificate level1,77427.926.41,63424.324.8+140
No qualifications2,70842.635.03,40050.540.6-692
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,13217.817.7--------
$500 -$1,7494,07264.163.8--------
$1,750 or more97815.417.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport350.67.0320.57.5+3
Walked only4427.03.35548.23.7-112
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas63510.025.85267.823.7+109
Speaks a language other than English at home3175.012.32363.59.6+81
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161842.94.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).