Maranoa Regional Council

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Maranoa Regional Council

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.8% of the resident workforce of the Maranoa Regional Council were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.6% in Queensland.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This 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.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the Maranoa Regional Council go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics
Maranoa Regional Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons250100.0100.0171100.0100.0+79
Males14859.253.68750.953.0+61
Females10140.446.48650.347.0+15
Unemployment rate--3.87.6--2.593.9+1.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years7530.035.66638.62.4+9
25 - 54 years13554.050.88851.53.4+47
55 - 64 years3313.211.91911.10.6+14
65 years and over62.41.70--0.1+6
Looking for
Full-time work18172.460.111567.34.0+66
Part-time work6726.839.95833.92.4+9
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree83.213.784.70.7--
Advanced diploma or diploma104.08.1137.60.4-3
Certificate level6325.224.63118.11.4+32
No qualifications15361.250.410662.03.6+47
Highest level of schooling
Year 127429.654.34325.13.1+31
Year 11197.611.5148.20.8+5
Under Year 1014357.232.210058.52.4+43
Education institute attending
Not Attending20481.673.814685.45.0+58
University124.810.30--0.6+12
TAFE72.85.3148.20.3-7
Other31.22.30--0.1+3
Secondary school156.07.163.50.4+9
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.40--0.1--
Information Technology001.90--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies166.48.395.30.4+7
Architecture and Building93.62.974.10.2+2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies156.01.231.80.1+12
Health003.131.80.2-3
Education52.01.931.80.1+2
Management and Commerce197.611.852.90.6+14
Society and Culture52.07.363.50.4-1
Creative Arts31.22.431.80.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services104.04.131.80.2+7
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home145.617.442.30.9+10
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201683.28.6--------
Has internet access at home17971.685.610561.45.2+74
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6927.629.65532.22.0+14

Maranoa Regional Council

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