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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

10,390 people or 36.2% of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers28,711100.0100.025,313100.0100.0+3,398
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,27814.914.54,01415.915.8+264
25 - 54 years19,62968.467.717,80070.368.9+1,829
55 - 64 years3,97613.814.42,99611.812.7+980
65 years and over8282.93.45032.02.6+325
Top three industries--------------
Public administration and safety7,58026.46.15,92523.46.0+1,655
Retail trade2,5729.010.32,3899.411.1+183
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers5,58719.515.14,75118.8--+836
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger22,09577.062.919,20475.962.3+2,891
Public transport4221.513.63961.612.3+26
Walked only7582.64.17332.94.4+25
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,85069.164.017,38968.764.6+2,461
Part time7,00524.429.96,30324.929.0+702
Bachelor or higher degree7,30525.427.95,67522.423.9+1,630
Advanced diploma or diploma3,08510.710.52,3989.59.6+687
Certificate level6,53422.822.25,44921.521.8+1,085
No qualifications10,63937.134.810,50141.538.8+138
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,90720.627.9--------
$600 to $1,24910,90538.039.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,63726.619.8--------
$2,000 or more 3,88113.511.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3,11710.922.62,4579.720.0+660
Has broadband internet access at home23,31681.282.412,30848.653.5+11,008
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)10,02334.933.58,78734.732.6+1,236

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.