Moreton Bay Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

58,617 people or 30.9% of Moreton Bay Region'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Moreton Bay Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)189,495100.0100.0174,488100.0100.0+15,007
Age structure
15 - 24 years30,37416.015.628,85116.516.5+1,523
25 - 54 years125,20666.165.6116,64466.866.4+8,562
55 - 64 years27,75414.614.824,55914.114.0+3,195
65 years and over6,1533.24.04,4322.53.1+1,721
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance25,40113.413.022,24612.711.9+3,155
Retail trade20,65310.99.920,07411.510.7+579
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers29,27615.414.327,80415.914.9+1,472
Clerical and administrative workers28,94715.313.629,01416.614.7-67
Hours worked
Full time118,04962.362.4110,62963.463.9+7,420
Part time68,06835.935.860,04034.433.9+8,028
Bachelor or higher degree36,10419.125.128,46016.321.5+7,644
Advanced diploma or diploma22,51311.910.917,3619.99.3+5,152
Certificate level56,54329.826.447,68527.324.8+8,858
No qualifications69,40436.635.074,36042.640.6-4,956
Individual Income
Less than $50032,94717.417.7--------
$500 -$1,749125,52066.263.8--------
$1,750 or more28,20414.917.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport14,7957.87.016,0349.27.5-1,239
Walked only2,8521.53.33,0851.83.7-233
Other Characteristics
Born overseas45,38824.025.838,94222.323.7+6,446
Speaks a language other than English at home14,7657.812.39,8935.79.6+4,872
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166,3273.34.7--------

Moreton Bay Region

economic profile