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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

167 people or 23.0% of Paroo Shire'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
Paroo Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)725100.0100.0840100.0100.0-115
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years709.715.610412.416.5-34
25 - 54 years40355.665.652362.366.4-120
55 - 64 years17323.914.815118.014.0+22
65 years and over729.94.0627.43.1+10
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing21729.92.825129.82.7-34
Public administration and safety8912.36.612715.16.7-38
Health care and social assistance7310.113.09110.811.9-18
Top three occupations--------------
Hours worked--------------
Full time50469.562.458469.563.9-80
Part time19727.235.821325.433.9-16
Bachelor or higher degree9112.625.19311.121.5-2
Advanced diploma or diploma7610.510.9647.69.3+12
Certificate level19226.526.419222.924.80
No qualifications34347.335.043952.340.6-96
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50018225.117.7--------
$500 -$1,74944561.463.8--------
$1,750 or more679.217.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport00.
Walked only8912.33.39211.03.7-3
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas314.325.8404.823.7-9
Speaks a language other than English at home101.412.3202.49.6-10
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016121.74.7--------

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