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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

11,947 people or 40.6% of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)29,393100.0100.028,711100.0100.0+682
Males15,22851.852.615,04052.453.4+188
Females14,16448.247.413,66347.646.6+501
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,13714.114.04,28314.914.5-146
25 - 54 years19,78667.366.619,62568.467.7+161
55 - 64 years4,37314.915.03,97913.914.4+394
65 years and over1,1023.74.38152.83.4+287
Top three industries--------------
Public administration and safety7,47824.55.87,58425.96.0-106
Construction2,9599.78.02,8229.67.2+137
Health care and social assistance2,8119.211.92,4108.211.3+401
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,88220.023.65,71719.922.7+165
Clerical and administrative workers5,38118.313.85,58819.515.1-207
Managers4,73416.113.54,43015.413.3+304
Hours worked--------------
Full time20,09868.463.119,85469.264.0+244
Part time8,79329.934.98,33129.033.8+462
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8,38428.532.67,30525.427.9+1,079
Advanced diploma or diploma3,56312.111.23,09010.810.5+473
Certificate level7,04224.022.26,53722.822.2+505
No qualifications9,72633.131.110,63837.134.8-912
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,87113.217.1--------
$500 -$1,74917,50159.560.7--------
$1,750 or more7,64926.020.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car22,96078.162.122,08276.962.6+878
Public Transport4451.515.94421.513.7+3
Bicycle1580.50.71720.60.7-14
Walked only7282.53.97552.64.1-27
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5,60919.132.75,37818.730.0+231
Speaks a language other than English at home3,63512.426.23,11110.822.6+524
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168542.96.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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