RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

390 people or 24.4% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,601100.0100.01,460100.0100.0+141
Males1,35784.877.31,22884.176.3+129
Females23214.522.722015.123.7+12
Age structure
15 - 24 years885.55.91459.97.7-57
25 - 54 years1,21575.975.01,05872.574.9+157
55 - 64 years24315.216.922315.315.7+20
65 years and over382.42.2332.31.7+5
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers63639.727.758840.328.2+48
Machinery operators and drivers32520.616.222415.513.3+101
Clerical and administrative workers20613.116.622415.518.8-18
Hours worked
Full time1,37085.684.91,28688.184.0+84
Part time18811.714.518212.514.9+6
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree19312.122.81439.821.7+50
Advanced diploma or diploma19712.312.717411.910.9+23
Certificate level76047.536.665644.934.8+104
No qualifications40325.226.144330.329.9-40
Individual Income
Less than $500382.43.0--------
$500 -$1,74983652.253.2--------
$1,750 or more70343.942.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car1,29981.171.91,17180.269.7+128
Public Transport150.97.730.29.4+12
Bicycle130.81.5110.81.5+2
Walked only191.21.7422.91.7-23
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1599.920.51389.520.3+21
Speaks a language other than English at home704.47.6422.96.6+28
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016002.2--------

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile