Moreton Bay

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

77,579 people or 35.4% of the Moreton Bay'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
Moreton Bay20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)219,332100.0100.0189,495100.0100.0+29,837
Age structure
15 - 24 years34,49615.715.530,37416.015.6+4,122
25 - 54 years142,36064.964.5125,20666.165.6+17,154
55 - 64 years33,86315.415.327,75414.614.8+6,109
65 years and over8,6173.94.76,1533.24.0+2,464
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance35,21516.115.425,40113.413.0+9,814
Retail trade22,06310.19.320,65310.99.9+1,410
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers32,33514.713.729,27615.414.3+3,059
Clerical and administrative workers30,98714.112.728,94715.313.6+2,040
Hours worked
Full time128,32658.559.0118,04962.362.4+10,277
Part time87,44239.939.268,06835.935.8+19,374
Bachelor or higher degree50,01622.829.436,10419.125.1+13,912
Advanced diploma or diploma27,56312.611.322,51311.910.9+5,050
Certificate level67,11930.626.556,54329.826.4+10,576
No qualifications70,01631.930.669,40436.635.0+612
Individual Income
Less than $50028,40713.013.1--------
$500 -$1,999154,53870.568.1--------
$2,000 or more34,34215.717.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport9,2584.24.114,7957.87.0-5,537
Walked only2,5511.22.62,8521.53.3-301
Other Characteristics
Born overseas56,62825.827.845,38824.025.8+11,240
Speaks a language other than English at home21,6479.914.414,7657.812.3+6,882
Arrived between 2016 and August 20216,1052.84.4--------

City of Moreton Bay

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