Murweh Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Murweh Shire 47.4% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 52.7% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in Murweh Shire vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers 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 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
Murweh Shire20212016change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,894100.0100.01,983100.0100.0-89
Age structure
15 - 24 years24012.715.627113.715.6-31
25 - 54 years1,07256.664.41,19460.265.6-122
55 - 64 years42622.515.340020.214.8+26
65 years and over1568.24.71196.04.0+37
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance34118.015.427513.713.0+66
Agriculture, forestry and fishing32117.02.635217.62.8-31
Education and training1829.68.91919.59.0-9
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time1,25666.358.91,36869.062.3-112
Part time56129.639.357028.735.9-9
Bachelor or higher degree39320.729.334317.325.1+50
Advanced diploma or diploma1829.611.31668.410.9+16
Certificate level45824.226.547323.926.3-15
No qualifications79842.130.792346.535.0-125
Individual Income
Less than $50025613.513.2--00--
$500 -$1,9991,33970.768.3--00--
$2,000 or more25913.717.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport004.180.46.9-8
Walked only1889.92.61718.63.3+17
Other Characteristics
Born overseas22511.927.721110.625.7+14
Speaks a language other than English at home1518.014.41246.312.3+27
Arrived between 2016 and August 2021874.64.4--00--

Murweh Shire

economic profile