Murweh Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

492 people or 26.3% of Murweh Shire'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
Murweh Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)1,869100.0100.02,046100.0100.0-177
Age structure
15 - 24 years23812.715.530014.715.6-62
25 - 54 years1,06156.864.51,22559.965.6-164
55 - 64 years42422.715.340219.614.8+22
65 years and over1558.34.71155.64.0+40
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing31216.82.637018.12.8-58
Health care and social assistance29415.815.426212.813.0+32
Education and training1809.78.81859.09.0-5
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time1,24966.859.01,40768.862.4-158
Part time55829.939.259329.035.8-35
Bachelor or higher degree32317.329.432716.025.1-4
Advanced diploma or diploma1699.011.31638.010.9+6
Certificate level49626.526.550224.526.4-6
No qualifications81843.830.698348.035.0-165
Individual Income
Less than $50024913.313.1--------
$500 -$1,9991,36072.868.1--------
$2,000 or more22612.117.8--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport004.170.37.0-7
Walked only1729.22.61577.73.3+15
Other Characteristics
Born overseas22011.827.820710.125.8+13
Speaks a language other than English at home1377.314.41215.912.3+16
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021874.74.4--------

Murweh Shire

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