RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

353 people or 23.4% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) 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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,507100.0100.01,333100.0100.0+174
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years23515.611.523717.814.6-2
25 - 54 years88458.763.576657.561.9+118
55 - 64 years25917.216.923117.317.5+28
65 years and over1308.68.1795.96.1+51
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers67144.645.665149.145.0+20
Clerical and administrative workers29319.818.727320.819.6+20
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,08872.271.292769.569.7+161
Part time39025.928.037828.429.1+12
Bachelor or higher degree19012.620.71299.715.3+61
Advanced diploma or diploma16310.812.01088.110.5+55
Certificate level49532.828.034225.724.9+153
No qualifications59139.236.067150.344.3-80
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50021214.112.1--------
$500 -$1,74999866.267.1--------
$1,750 or more21814.519.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport50.34.440.33.9+1
Walked only261.72.7241.82.9+2
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1288.526.8846.323.4+44
Speaks a language other than English at home412.711.2251.97.0+16
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016201.33.6--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).