Moreton Bay

Local workers - Key statistics

In the Moreton Bay 47.2% of the local workers are males and 52.8% are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the Moreton Bay vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Moreton Bay2016
Namenumber%. Queensland
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)112,980100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years21,22918.815.6
25 - 54 years71,17563.065.6
55 - 64 years16,30714.414.8
65 years and over4,2603.84.0
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance16,81512.411.4
Retail trade15,90211.78.7
Education and training12,2929.17.9
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers15,55013.811.4
Technicians and trades workers15,97914.114.2
Hours worked
Full time62,84355.662.3
Part time48,05542.535.9
Bachelor or higher degree22,65620.125.1
Advanced diploma or diploma12,49711.110.9
Certificate level32,54828.826.3
No qualifications42,24637.435.0
Individual Income
Less than $500--00
$500 -$1,999--00
$2,000 or more--00
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,1511.96.9
Walked only2,3952.13.3
Other Characteristics
Born overseas27,10924.025.7
Speaks a language other than English at home9,9038.812.3
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021--00

City of Moreton Bay

economic profile