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

Resident workers - Key statistics

433 people or 18.2% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Mining) 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%Arts and Recreation Services %Number%Arts and Recreation Services %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,375100.0100.02,766100.0100.0-391
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1456.125.132211.622.6-177
25 - 54 years1,91180.553.62,15077.755.9-239
55 - 64 years25910.916.32448.814.8+15
65 years and over421.85.7301.15.8+12
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers90338.31.51,08839.60.5-185
Technicians and trades workers67528.614.367824.614.1-3
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,00184.347.02,33684.553.2-335
Part time33113.950.736213.147.2-31
Bachelor or higher degree2159.114.02147.711.4+1
Advanced diploma or diploma2189.210.61645.99.5+54
Certificate level1,10046.327.81,15541.824.8-55
No qualifications78032.845.41,13140.950.8-351
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500351.537.2--------
$500 -$1,74988037.156.8--------
$1,750 or more1,37657.93.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1074.50.0973.50.5+10
Walked only451.97.1602.25.7-15
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas25310.78.72478.99.0+6
Speaks a language other than English at home873.72.6552.02.4+32
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016492.11.5--------

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